green-tailed towhee

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Synonyms for green-tailed towhee

towhee of the Rocky Mountains

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She also saw for the first time a burrowing owl and a green-tailed towhee.
Rimrock's seeds also make an excellent food for game birds like mourning dove and valley quail or for songbirds such as green-tailed towhee.
1988) for the green-tailed towhee, Pipilo chlorurus, which winters in Mexico and the southwestern United States, and breeds in the montane and high plateau regions of the western United States (Norris 1968).
Nine green-tailed towhees were captured along approximately 300 m of this corridor from 20 July to 23 July 1991.
Postfledging dispersal of green-tailed towhees to a subalpine meadow.
The seven study species represented all species that nested on the ground or in shrubs in the understory on these sites: Virginia's Warbler (Vermivora virginiae), Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis), Red-faced Warbler (Cardellina rubifrons), Orange-crowned Warbler (Vermivora celata), Green-tailed Towhee (Pipilo chlorurus), MacGillivray's Warbler (Oporornis tolmei), and Hermit Thrush (Catharus guttatus).
Green-tailed Towhees nested high on slopes and chose nest sites with an abundance of locust and greater ground cover [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 4 OMITTED].
Green-tailed Towhees chose nest sites with more locust and oak and Hermit Thrushes chose nest sites with more small firs than other species [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 7 OMITTED].
Hundreds, perhaps thousands, witnessed first hand the spectacle as a green-tailed meteor streaked across the skies of the north of England and, reportedly, parts of Scotland.
One of the birds, the green-tailed towhee, experienced an 81 percent population increase.