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Canyon Towhee

Hang out in arid hilly country and desert canyons, they are common in much of Arizona, New Mexico, and Southwest Texas down into Central Mexico.

Green-tailed Towhee

Likes dense brush, chaparral, on mountain sides it is a year round resident of Southern Arizona and New Mexico, and migrates north throughout much of the West United States to breed.

Spotted Towhee

Photographed in Southeast Arizona. Similar to other towhee, the Spotted likes brush and chaparral as well as mountain sides, it can often be seen scratching and foraging for seeds and bugs on the ground or foliage gleaning.

Abert's Towhee

Photographed in Southeast Arizona. Inhabits desert woodlands and streamside thickets, at lower altitudes than Canyon Towhee, but they can be found together.

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