Aberts Towhee (Pipilo aberti)

Other Names: Pipilo aberti

Distribution: Found locally in Arizona and southern Nevada.

Description:

Size: 21-23 cm in length with a 30-33 cm wingspan.

Plumage: Greyish brown above with slightly paler underparts, buff underside and tawny undertail. A black facial patch surrounds a pale bill. The legs are brown and the eyes are dark red.

 

Aberts Towhee Species Page

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Aberts Towhee (Pipilo aberti)

Aberts Towhee

Bill Shape
cone
thick billed
Eats
cracked-corn
nut-meats
peanuts
Regions
arizona
baja california
california
mexico
nevada
new mexico
utah
Tail Shape
notched-tail
Wing Shape
rounded-wings
Action
hopping
perching
Markings
bold
head
Sounds
twittering
harsh call
high
Location
low perching
south in summer
Habitat
riparianorriverforest
fields
Deserts
Forests
Urban
Color
brown
gray
yellow
rust
Body Shape
perching
Size
medium
small
Order
perching birds or songbirds - passeriformes
sparrows and allies (New World) - emberizidae
Conservation Status
Least Concern