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"Abert's Towhee"
Abert's Towhee:    The Abert's Towhee was named in 1852 by Spencer Baird (of the Smithsonian) to honor Major James Abert, who collected birds in the southwest for Baird.

 
Glendale Recharge Ponds, Glendale, Arizona ...

Image, 2012, Glendale Recharge Ponds, Arizona, click to enlarge
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Abert's Towhee, Glendale Recharge Ponds, Arizona. HOT day with temperatures in the triple digits. Image taken April 21, 2012. Canon Rebel T3i, 300z.


Dead Horse Ranch State Park, Cottonwood, Arizona ...

Image, 2010, Cottonwood, Arizona, click to enlarge Image, 2010, Cottonwood, Arizona, click to enlarge
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Abert's Towhee, Dead Horse Ranch State Park, Cottonwood, Arizona. Image taken October 9, 2010. Canon Rebel T2i, 300mm.



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