Abert's Towhee

Melozone aberti

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Emberizids (Emberizidae)

Code 4

ABTO

Code 6

PIPABE

ITIS

HEAD

Abert's Towhee Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Cone
  • Eye Color: Mahogany red.
  • Head pattern: Plain, Masked
  • Crown Color: Gray-brown
  • Forehead Color: Gray-brown
  • Nape Color: Gray-brown
  • Throat Color: Pale gray-brown
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Abert's Towhee Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 24 cm (9.5 in)
  • Weight: 48 g (1.7 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown, Gray
  • Underparts: Pale gray-brown with red-brown undertail coverts.
  • Upperparts: Gray-brown
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Abert's Towhee Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Alternates several rapid wing beats with wings pulled to sides.
  • Wingspan Range: 30-33 cm (12-13 in)
  • Wing Shape: Rounded-Wings
  • Tail shape: Notched Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Dark Brown
  • Under Tail: Dark Brown
  • Leg Color: Pink-gray
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