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    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
    • Rascador Enmascarado (Spanish)
    • Tohi d'Abert (French)
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