Canyon Towhee

Melozone fusca

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Emberizids (Emberizidae)

Code 4

CANT

Code 6

MEZFUS

ITIS

HEAD

Canyon Towhee Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Cone
  • Eye Color: From brown to light brown to dull hazel.
  • Head pattern: Capped, Plain
  • Crown Color: Red-brown
  • Forehead Color: Red-brown
  • Nape Color: Gray
  • Throat Color: Buff with brown streaking.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Canyon Towhee Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 20 cm (8 in)
  • Weight: 45 g (1.6 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Gray
  • Underparts: Buff with brown streaking and white belly patch.
  • Upperparts: Gray
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: No Data

FLIGHT

Canyon Towhee Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Alternates several rapid wing beats with wings pulled to sides.
  • Wingspan Range: 28-29 cm (11-11.5 in)
  • Wing Shape: Rounded-Wings
  • Tail shape: Fan-shaped Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Dark Brown
  • Under Tail: Dark Brown
  • Leg Color: Pink-brown
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