"A Sand County Almanac"

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Sunday, April 15, 2018

Eastern Towhee



The Eastern towhee is more frequently heard than seen.  It prefers the dense cover of the forest floor, but it's distinctive call of "drink your tea" is unmistakable...





Today I found this male, calling and displaying, trying to attract a female...







From the amount of songs and calls I could tell that there were a number of towhees in the area; but only this one was visible...





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