Eastern Towhee

Yellow Morning at Lake Apopka

September 28, 2021 - An Eastern Towhee appeared and reminded me to "Drink my tea!" (That's really what his call sounds like!) I only had a water bottle with me, but he said that was just as good.... Read more

Eastern Towhee

In Search of Burrowing Owls

May 20, 2017 - There are orange groves out in this neck of the woods, and as I passed them, I heard the song of an Eastern Towhee....  Eastern Towhees are common in Florida but I don't get many chances to photograph them, especially singing.... Read more

Eastern Towhee

Two Lifers on a Drizzly Circle B Bar Reserve Morning

May 8, 2013 - Another bird who was very friendly that morning was the Eastern Towhee....  You can always hear them along the Windmill Whisper side of the trail, and there's a tree along the start of the Eagle Roost trail where I can fairly predictively find Eastern Towhees.... Read more

Anniversary at Bok Tower Gardens

June 5, 2011 - Wood Duck Rich spotted a trio of juvenile Eastern Towhees hopping around in the mulch.  They were fun to watch as they rooted around in the mulch.... Juvenile Eastern Towhee We saw Northern Parulas and Tufted Titmice at the feeder by the Window by the Pond.  We also saw a…... Read more

Foggy but Interesting Morning at the Circle B Bar Reserve

March 27, 2011 - American Kestrel We heard several Northern Bobwhites calling out from the brush under the pine trees along the Eagle Roost.  As we neared the big tree close to the intersection of the new Frasier bike trail, we also heard some Eastern Towhees.  These were non-discriminating towhees...their calls sounded like just…... Read more

Songbirds at Bok Tower Gardens

May 9, 2010 - The first bird we saw this morning was a male Eastern Towhee.  He was on the ground, rooting through the grass, digging for worms.   His call really does sound like the "Drink your tea!" mnemonic on our bird CD.  Then he took the worms over to his baby and started…... Read more

Fifth Anniversary – Callaway Gardens

June 5, 2009 - Ruby-throated hummingbird Painted lady butterfly Male Bluebird Female bluebird Blue Grosbeak House finches Eastern phoebe Great Blue Heron Female Summer Tanager Eastern Towhee Daddy and Baby Canadian Goose family Canadian Goose babies Brown thrasher Song Sparrow Giant Swallowtail Discovery Center Discovery Center birdfeeders Hummingbird garden Great blue heron reflection... Read more

Hiking at Wekiva Springs State Park

February 23, 2007 - Tufted Titmouse I thought this was a robin at first, but then upon closer inspection discovered it was an Eastern Towhee.... Eastern Towhee This Gray Catbird was right up on the path, and I was photographing him, when somebody walked right in between us and scared him off.... Read more