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Spotted Towhee Photos

Photography by Terry Sohl

My Favorite: On my edge of the state, I definitely have seen more Eastern Towhees over the years than Spotted Towhees. What's interesting though is that given we have both species here, they often seem to know (and reproduce) each other's songs. Here's a Spotted Towhee singing the classic "Drink Your Tea" song of an Eastern Towhee. From May 3rd, 2020 at Newton Hills State Park in South Dakota.

Spotted Towhee - Pipilo maculatus

Spotted Towhee 1 - Pipilo maculatus Spotted Towhee 2 - Pipilo maculatus Spotted Towhee 3 - Pipilo maculatus Spotted Towhee 4 - Pipilo maculatus

Spotted Towhee 1

April 19th, 2007

Point Reyes National Seashore, California

Spotted Towhee 2

April 19th, 2007

Point Reyes National Seashore, California

Spotted Towhee 3

April 19th, 2007

Point Reyes National Seashore, California

Spotted Towhee 4

April 19th, 2007

Point Reyes National Seashore, California

Spotted Towhee 5 - Pipilo maculatus

Spotted Towhee 6 - Pipilo maculatus

Spotted Towhee 7 - Pipilo maculatus

Spotted Towhee 8 - Pipilo maculatus

Spotted Towhee 5

April 19th, 2007

Point Reyes National Seashore, California

Spotted Towhee 6

April 19th, 2007

Point Reyes National Seashore, California

Spotted Towhee 7

June 20th, 2008

Northern California

Spotted Towhee 8

June 20th, 2008

Northern California

Spotted Towhee 9 - Pipilo maculatus

Spotted Towhee 10 - Pipilo maculatus

Spotted Towhee 11 - Pipilo maculatus

Spotted Towhee 12 - Pipilo maculatus

Spotted Towhee 9

May 3rd, 2020

Newton Hills State Park, South Dakota

Spotted Towhee 10

May 3rd, 2020

Newton Hills State Park, South Dakota

Spotted Towhee 11

May 3rd, 2020

Newton Hills State Park, South Dakota

Spotted Towhee 12

May 3rd, 2020

Newton Hills State Park, South Dakota

Spotted Towhee 13 - Pipilo maculatus

     

Spotted Towhee 13

May 3rd, 2020

Newton Hills State Park, South Dakota

     

Click here for the species description page for the Spotted Towhee.


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