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Just a photo of what I think is one of our most handsome wild birds taken across Murray Road. As always singing “Drink your Tea” very loudly:

 

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Just a photo of the almost “unbeliveable eye” of the Towhee:

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I heard this Towhee a week ago. Finally shy and retiring, he could not resist the seed I put out in the snow today:

They are a strikingly marked, oversized sparrow of the East, feathered in bold black and warm reddish-browns – if you can get a clear look at it. Eastern Towhees are birds of the undergrowth, where their rummaging makes far more noise than you would expect for their size. Their chewink calls let you know how common they are, but many of your sightings end up mere glimpses through tangles of little stems.

 

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