The Alabama Towhee, Pipilo erythrophthalmus canaster Howell, a subspecies of the Eastern Towhee, Pipilo erythrophthalmus (Linnaeus), is recognized as the breeding race in Alabama and in other sections of the southeastern United States. This bird is quite abundant in the vicinity of Auburn, Alabama.
Author: May S. Lauden
Volume Number: 2 Year Published: 1954
Issue Number: 1-2
Page Number: 3
Link to article: http://birdlife.aosbirds.org/1954/Vol 2 No. 1, 2_1954_p3-15.pdf
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