Eastern Towhee

Eastern Towhee7165The Eastern Towhee has such a knack for breaking the silence with one of his sweet calls that I have to believe he’s doing it for my benefit. It never fails, I’m prepping my gear in the dark, getting ready to go into the woods, not a creature is stirring… and then “Towhee!” Or walking down an obscure little trail when the bog becomes eerily silent, suddenly a silky smooth “Towhee” filters through the treetops. I’m sure you’ve figured out by now that towhees are named for one of their calls, and in case there’s any doubt about that, I’ve actually captured it on video and looped it a few times for your listening pleasure.

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