towhee

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English[edit]

A canyon towhee
(Pipilo fusca, previously Melozone fusca)

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Noun[edit]

towhee (plural towhees)

  1. Any of several species of birds of the genera Pipilo and Melozone.

Usage notes[edit]

The taxonomical classification has varied. Currently, the towhees are in Pipilo, but in the past some have been put in Melozone.

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