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  • n. Plural form of towhee.


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  • My spring morning quiet, sitting under my orange and lemon trees in my lawn chair, has flown off with the flustered sparrows and towhees.

    The Breakfast Tree

  • I've had evening grosbeaks in migration, hoary redpolls driven down from the arctic during harsh winters, Rufous-sided towhees tossing aside leaves like crazy people, in search of what I'm not entirely sure.

    This App Is for the Birds

  • We move to the dining room, a welcoming space with a fireplace and a view through sliding doors of the deck and seed and nectar feeders ablur with the wings of purple finches, titmice, orioles, towhees, grosbeaks, and hummingbirds.


  • There will be some more winter visitors, juncoes, towhees and others along with several woodpeckers.

    Birds Of Fall « Fairegarden

  • I want to laugh at the antics of the towhees, scratching for dinner in the scrub oak.

    Changes in Latitude...

  • His Web site, Californiachaparral. com, celebrates its diverse plant life, seasonal ponds that gleam like "liquid sapphires" and birdlife that includes bushtits and towhees.

    Fires Turn Up Heat

  • Cardinals, rufus-sided towhees and yellow-rumped warblers.

    Devlin’s Light

  • More sombre hued seed-eaters which live their lives in the Park are towhees, swamp, song, field, and chipping sparrows.

    The Log of the Sun A Chronicle of Nature's Year

  • One day I was listening to a concert given by a company of towhees and cardinals, which were sitting in the trees at the lower border of the woodland.

    Our Bird Comrades

  • A favorite roosting place for the sparrows, towhees, juncos, and even the robins, was in some thickets by the roadside.

    Our Bird Comrades


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