Other backyard notables were eastern towhee
(only my second ever in the yard), pine warbler and purple finch.
Examination of the original journal revealed that what Audubon was referring to was the towe bunting or the eastern towhee
(Pipilo erythrophthalmus; Fig.
Many species of warbler, scarlet tanager, eastern towhee
, eastern wood-pewee and the wood thrush--Washington, D.
Whereas, stands embedded within agriculture supported particularly high numbers of more open, edge-dwelling species such as the field sparrow (Spizella pusilla), eastern towhee
(Pipilo erythrophthalmus), and indigo bunting (Passerina cyanea), adding edge-associated species to the regrowth parches.
For instance, most nests found on the State Game Lands (SGL) 33 ROW in 1991-92 were those of early successional species, including field sparrow (Spizella pusilla), gray catbird (Dumetella carolinensis), eastern towhee
(Pipilo erythrophthalmus), common yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas), and indigo bunting (Passerina cyanea) (Bramble et al.
yellow-breasted chat, common yellowthroat [Geothlypis trichas], eastern towhee
[Pipilo erythrophthalmus], and indigo bunting) and mature-forest (e.
For the nonalcohol crowd, there are the Eastern towhee
, who tells us Drink your tea; the Carolina wren, who loudly sings teakettle, teakettle, teakettle; and the song sparrow, whose complex song Richard Walton describes as Maids maids maids pick up the tea kettle kettle kettle.
These include the eastern towhee
and the golden-winged and prairie warblers.
Null models were included in the top models of occupancy for six species, ovenbird (Seiurus aurocapilla), Northern cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis), Eastern towhee
(Pipilo erythrophthalmus), Carolina chickadee (Poecile carolinensis), red-eyed vireo (Vireo olivaceus), and Carolina wren (Thryothorus ludovicanus).
Other birds, such as American goldfinch, yellow-billed cuckoo, eastern towhee
e) Includes eastern towhee
Pipilo erythrophthalmus) and mountain chickadee Poecile gambeli).
Among resident passerines, Tufted Titmouse, Northern Cardinal, American Goldfinch, Brown-headed Cowbird, Eastern Towhee
, Carolina Chickadee, White-breasted Nuthatch, Carolina Wren, and American Robin were abundant at all three sites.