green-tailed towhee

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Noun1.green-tailed towhee - towhee of the Rocky Mountainsgreen-tailed towhee - towhee of the Rocky Mountains  
towhee - any of numerous long-tailed American finches
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melodia (Wilson), song sparrow I A Passerculus sandwichensis (Gmelin) I O savannah sparrow Passerella iliaca (Merrem), fox I O sparrow Pipilo chlorurus (Audubon), green- I R tailed towhee P.
1988) for the green-tailed towhee, Pipilo chlorurus, which winters in Mexico and the southwestern United States, and breeds in the montane and high plateau regions of the western United States (Norris 1968).
The seven study species represented all species that nested on the ground or in shrubs in the understory on these sites: Virginia's Warbler (Vermivora virginiae), Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis), Red-faced Warbler (Cardellina rubifrons), Orange-crowned Warbler (Vermivora celata), Green-tailed Towhee (Pipilo chlorurus), MacGillivray's Warbler (Oporornis tolmei), and Hermit Thrush (Catharus guttatus).