Green-tailed Towhee

Pipilo chlorurus

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Emberizids (Emberizidae)

Code 4

GTTO

Code 6

PIPCHL

ITIS

HEAD

Green-tailed Towhee Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Cone
  • Eye Color: Grayish brown through second year, becoming a rich cinnamon brown thereafter.
  • Head pattern: Capped, Unique pattern, Malar or malar stripe
  • Crown Color: Rufous or rust
  • Forehead Color: Red
  • Nape Color: Olive-green
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Green-tailed Towhee Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 18 cm (7.25 in)
  • Weight: 28 g (1 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Gray
  • Underparts: Pale gray with buff flanks.
  • Upperparts: Olive-green
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Green-tailed Towhee Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Alternates several rapid wing beats with wings pulled to sides., Rapid bouncy flight.
  • Wingspan Range: 25 cm (10 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Pointed Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Olive-green
  • Under Tail: Olive-green
  • Leg Color: Gray
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