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Spotted Towhee (Pipilo maculatus)
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Spotted Towhee (Pipilo maculatus)

General Description: Spotted Towhees (Pipilo maculatus) are large, sexually monomorphic sparrows. They are black above, orange-brown below, and have white streaks and spots on the wings and back. The eye is red. The tail corners are white

Taxonomy: Passeriformes, Emberizidae..

Favored Habitat: Brushy desert and canyon habitats.

Spotted Towhee (Pipilo maculatus)

Where to Find: Spotted Towhees are fairly common and can be found in brushy areas such as the Willow Springs Picnic Area and Calico Basin.

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Spotted Towhee (Pipilo maculatus) Spotted Towhee (Pipilo maculatus)
Spotted Towhee (Pipilo maculatus)
Spotted Towhee on Calico Basin boardwalk
Spotted Towhee (Pipilo maculatus)
Notice the white outer tail feathers
Spotted Towhee (Pipilo maculatus)
Notice the red eye
Spotted Towhee (Pipilo maculatus)
Spotted Towhee in a Shrub Oak tree
Spotted Towhee (Pipilo maculatus)
Spotted Towhee; note the white outer tail feathers
Spotted Towhee (Pipilo maculatus)
Spotted Towhee; Portal, Arizona
Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
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