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Whitinsville, Northbridge, MA, USA
This Eastern Towhee has been around our yard for several weeks. He’s started coming to our window feeder for sunflower seeds. This morning, while awaiting his turn, he fluffed out his feathers and I was able to get a good picture of him sitting in the Rose of Sharon.
Sparrows & Cardinals
Eastern Towhee all fluffed out to keep warm in the frigid 5-degree weather
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