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Crossville, TN, USA
I’d only seen Eastern Towhees foraging on the ground, but I filled a tray feeder with sunflower seeds one day and was surprised to see that the Towhees enjoyed it.
Sparrows & Cardinals
Species: Eastern Towhee
Male Eastern Towhee visits a tray feeder
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