Today the Birdorable Eastern Towhee makes its debut! Eastern Towhees are birds of the undergrowth, where their rummaging makes far more noise than you would expect for their size. Jan 11, 2015 - A strikingly marked, oversized sparrow of the East, feathered in bold black and warm reddish-browns – if you can get a clear look at it. All about natural birds sounds worldwide, lissen and watch. Select from premium Eastern Towhee of the highest quality. Return to Towhees. Separated from similar Canyon Towhee by range. The Eastern Towhee is a year-round resident in the southern half of the eastern U.S. from Virginia and Illinois south through the Florida peninsula, a breeding bird north to the Canadian border (excluding Maine), and in the mild winters of recent years, a wintering bird north to the southern Great Lakes. rufous-sided towhee, now called a towhee, once called a ground robin, because it got its food from the ground. pronouncekiwi - How To Pronounce Towhee. By using filters, information as to the movements can be determined. Image by Chris Conard. It is brown, plain-breasted, and dark-bellied. Return to Orange Birds. The Spotted Towhee has the largest range of the Towhee family. This site allows users to sign up and participate in recording birds seen on a daily basis as well as the location, for any bird species seen in the world. Member of the Flickr Bird Brigade Activists for birds and wildlife