Eastern Towhee – 5/15/14
Observer: Paul Lauenstein
Observation Date: 5/15/14
Observation Time: 3:40 p.m.
Observation Location: field near Gavins Pond dam
Common Name: Eastern Towhee
Scientific Name: Pipilo erythrophthalmus
Comments: The Eastern towhees is the largest member of the sparrow family. Its call, “Drink your tea.” can be heard much more often than it is seen, but once you become aware of them, you will realize that they are very common in Sharon.
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