Abert's Towhee

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Abert's Towhee

Melozone aberti
  • ORDER: Passeriformes
  • FAMILY: Passerellidae
Basic Description

A very large sparrow, Abert's Towhee inhabits riparian corridors in the Sonoran Desert of Arizona. Plain and rather secretive, Abert's Towhee stays in its breeding range year-round.

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Other Names
  • Toquí de Abert (Spanish)
  • Tohi d'Abert (French)
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