Green-tailed Towhee Images and Information:
- Green-tailed Towhees have rufous crowns, white throat markings, dark mustache stripes and greenish backs, wings and tails, gray body plumage and are larger than most sparrows.
- Green-tailed Towhees are migratory and during the breeding season are found mostly in the western U.S. and during the winter in the southern most parts of the U.S. and in Mexico.
- Green-tailed Towhees prefer shrubby habitat, sagebrush steppes, open pinyon-juniper forests, dry washes, desert grasslands, arroyos, and mountain canyons up to 10,000 feet in elevation.
- Green-tailed Towhees eat small insects, berries and seeds.
- Green-tailed Towhees lay 2 to 5 eggs which hatch in 11 to 13 days. The female incubates and they are monogamous.
- A group of towhees can be called a “tangle” or “teapot” of towhees.
- Green-tailed Towhees can live to be more than 7 years of age.
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