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Green-tailed Towhee

Pipilo chlorurus (Audubon, 1839)

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Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
Green-tailed Towhee - Pipilo chlorurus brachypterus Isain Contreras Rodríguez 2020-01-04 Mazatlán, Sinaloa, Sinaloa (Mexico) (10 m) call, sex uncertain -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

519647
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Green-tailed Towhee - Pipilo chlorurus Richard E. Webster 2000-05-20 Telescope Peak, Panamint Mtns., Death Valley N.P., Inyo, California, Inyo (United States) (2900 m) song -

Individual No 2 recorded today

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

126451
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Green-tailed Towhee - Pipilo chlorurus Richard E. Webster 2001-06-16 La Corona Arriba, Sierra San Pedro Martir, Baja California, Baja California (Mexico) (2500 m) call, song -

individual No 3

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

348963
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Green-tailed Towhee - Pipilo chlorurus Thomas Magarian 2017-05-20 Bear Canyon, Pryor Mountains, Carbon County, Montana, Carbon (United States) (1600 m) call, song -

Recording amplified. High pass filter 6db.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

385812
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Green-tailed Towhee - Pipilo chlorurus Richard E Webster 2001-06-16 La Corona Arriba, Sierra San Pedro Martir, Baja California, Baja California (Mexico) (2400 m m) song, call - individual No 2, 2nd cut 72240
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Green-tailed Towhee - Pipilo chlorurus Garrett MacDonald 2015-03-31 Catalina State Park site A16, Pima County, Arizona, Pima (United States) (800 m) call -

Natural vocalizations. Recording not modified.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

235048
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Green-tailed Towhee - Pipilo chlorurus Ned Bohman 2021-07-06 Glenbrook, Douglas County, Nevada, Douglas (United States) (2300 m) adult, sex uncertain, song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

662805
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Green-tailed Towhee - Pipilo chlorurus Andrew Spencer 2012-06-29 Twin Mountains, Saguache Co., Colorado, Saguache (United States) (2990 m) calls (A) - response to pishing from a presumed male (it later sang) of a pair. This bird was located in a large bush in the middle of a dry high mountain meadow, and I suspect there was a nest in there. 'Seet', 'twitter', 'chink', and two-parted agitation calls all in this cut. 105331
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Green-tailed Towhee - Pipilo chlorurus Richard E. Webster 2018-06-06 Kingston Canyon, Toiyabe Range, Nevada, Lander (United States) (2100 m) adult, male, song -

singing from an exposed perch on a rocky outcropping on a mountain mahogany slope;

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

575520
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Green-tailed Towhee - Pipilo chlorurus Ed Pandolfino 2016-07-11 Yuba Gap, Placer County, California, Placer (United States) (1700 m) call -

Note the Fox Sparrow (P. i. megarhycha) metallic 'chink' calls in between the GTTO 'mews'

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

445179
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Green-tailed Towhee - Pipilo chlorurus Ryan P. O'Donnell 13-05-2011 Goshen, Bingham County, Idaho, Bingham (United States) (1770 m) Song (A) -   77907
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Green-tailed Towhee - Pipilo chlorurus Bruce Lagerquist 2019-05-31 Hart Mountain NWR, Lake County, Oregon, Lake (United States) (1900 m) adult, sex uncertain, song -

Bird perched on top of sage bush in an open sage brush habitat on the side of a hill.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

552209
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Green-tailed Towhee - Pipilo chlorurus Eric DeFonso 2014-06-25 Nature Conservancy South Fork Preserve, San Miguel County, Colorado, San Miguel (United States) (2500 m) song -

Natural song, delivered from spruce by the road. Signal amplified 7dB.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

206086
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Green-tailed Towhee - Pipilo chlorurus Jeremy Minns 2000-06-13 Antelope Valley, Sierra County, California, Sierra (United States) (1500 m) call -

single bird in conifer

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

381383
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Green-tailed Towhee - Pipilo chlorurus Ed Pandolfino 2018-07-09 Granite Springs Road, El Dorado County, California, El Dorado (United States) (1700 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

445181
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Green-tailed Towhee - Pipilo chlorurus Ed Pandolfino 2019-06-12 Goat Creek, Elko County, Nevada, Elko (United States) (2000 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

482170
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Green-tailed Towhee - Pipilo chlorurus Richard E. Webster 1995-07-03 Glass Mountain, Mono, California, Mono (United States) (2300 m) song -

Individual No 2 recorded today

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

126462
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Green-tailed Towhee - Pipilo chlorurus Sue Riffe 2016-06-11 Old La Veta Pass, Huerfano County, Colorado, Huerfano (United States) (2800 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

325133
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Green-tailed Towhee - Pipilo chlorurus Eric DeFonso 2016-06-26 Tuckerville Rd, Weminuche Wilderness, La Plata County, Colorado, La Plata (United States) (3300 m) song -

Very lengthy cut of natural song from unusually high-elevation bird in patchy forest near steep roadside to Tuckerville. Some wind noise at times.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

369863
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Green-tailed Towhee - Pipilo chlorurus Matthias Feuersenger 2013-06-01 Deseret Land and Livestock Ranch, Rich County, Utah, Rich (United States) (2100 m) song -

Bird singing in scrub and bushes on a ridge (Bull Nelson). Warm and calm day. Recording equipment: Telinga Pro 7 Dat mic, sound devices 702. Thanks to the Fenimores for taking me there!

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

253331
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Green-tailed Towhee - Pipilo chlorurus Richard E. Webster 2001-06-03 Santa Ana River Valley, San Bernardino Mountains, San Bernardino (United States) (2100 m) call -

extracted from 2100m cut 060301, greatly amplified, hiss reduction, and otherwise abused to illustrate vocalizations I don't know very well, these tick and high notes, which are almost inaudible in original recording; I do not know context but a pair was present

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

126476
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Green-tailed Towhee - Pipilo chlorurus Sue Riffe 2016-07-08 Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch, Larimer County, Colorado, Larimer (United States) (1600 m) song -

Towhee was singing from a scruby hillside about 2 feet off the ground.

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

331816
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Green-tailed Towhee - Pipilo chlorurus Sue Riffe 2016-06-09 Picture Canyon, Baca County, Colorado, Baca (United States) (1300 m) song -

The bird was singing from a rocky hillside that had chola, Tamarack, Willow and Juniper. It sang 7 times.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

321748
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Green-tailed Towhee - Pipilo chlorurus Richard E. Webster 2001-05-22 Bluff Lake, San Bernardino Mountains, San Bernardino, California, San Bernardino (United States) (2300 m) song -

Individual No 2 recorded here today; two songs

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

126425
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