Spotted Towhee

Pipilo maculatus

Status: Very Rare (< 5 records)

Origins: This is the western counterpart of Eastern Towhee (P. erythrophthalmus), and once considered a single species (Rufous-sided Towhee). It occurs across the western half of the United States and into southern Canada, but does not overlap with its eastern cousin.

Record Details: Two records for Newfoundland: (1) Ramea, October 21, 1990; and (2) Corner Brook, December 15-16, 1999.

* NOTE – This website is not an official account and “may” contain incorrect information and/or details of unconfirmed records. *

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