Towhees Abound at Balboa Park

California Towhees (Pipilo crissalis) occupy the shrubs and such near the bowling green just west of Balboa Park.

Towhee in the sunset
1 November 2008

Towhee in the pine Towhee on the bench
Towhee in the shrub Towhee pounds the pavement
The California Towhees appreciate a variety of substrates in the park.


So Cali and Southwest
There’s a feeling I get When I look to the west . . .

CA Towhee
And maybe his “spirit is crying for leaving . . .“? This is unlikely considering that he is nonmigratory.

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~ by finchwench on Sunday, 9 November 2008.

One Response to “Towhees Abound at Balboa Park”

  1. Hi Finchwench! Thanks for offering up the great towhee photos. I have a soft spot for California Towhees – even more so if they can quote Led Zep.

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