Green-tailed Towhee

Other Names: none

Distribution: inland western United States and Mexico.

Green-tailed Towhee distribution range map

Description:

Size: 18-19 cm in length with a 25-26 cm wingspan.

Plumage: Both sexes are olive green above with a white throat and belly, gray breast, and rufous cap. They have white lores, a dark mustache stripe, and yellow wing linings. The legs, beak, and eyes are gray to black.

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Green-tailed Towhee

Green-tailed Towhee

Bill Shape
cone
Eats
cracked-corn
nut-meats
peanuts
Regions
alabama
alberta
arizona
arkansas
baja california
british columbia
california
colorado
connecticut
delaware
florida
georgia
idaho
illinois
indiana
iowa
kansas
kentucky
louisiana
maine
manitoba
maryland
massachusetts
mexico
michigan
minnesota
mississippi
missouri
montana
nebraska
nevada
new brunswick
new jersey
new mexico
new york
north carolina
north dakota
nova scotia
ohio
oklahoma
ontario
oregon
pennsylvania
quebec
rhodeisland
saskatchewan
south carolina
south dakota
tennessee
texas
utah
vermont
virginia
washington
west virginia
wisconsin
wyoming
Tail Shape
pointed-tail
Wing Shape
pointed-wings
Sounds
chirping
Habitat
agricultural
chaparral
mesquitebosque
riparianorriverforest
savanna
shrubs
mountains
Urban
Color
greenorolive
gray
Body Shape
perching
Size
small
Order
perching birds or songbirds - passeriformes
Conservation Status
Least Concern
Bird Species