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The male's song sounds like he's singing, "Drink your tea." New Hampshire Public Television

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Rufous-sided Towhee (female)

Date Submitted: June 29, 2011

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 6/29/11

Observation Time: 11:40 a.m.

Observation Location: Gavins Pond

Plant or Animal? Animal

Common Name: Rufous-sided Towhee (female)

Scientific Name: Pipilo erythrophthalmus

Rufous-sided Towhee (female)

Comments: This female Rufous-sided Towhee chirped "towee" repeatedly as it hopped around in a shrub. It's a common bird that is heard more than seen. The male's song sounds like he's singing, "Drink your tea."

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