A Scrapbook of Bird Identifications - ground foragers

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Dark-eyed Junco

slated-colored variety; uniform slate except for white belly, flanks, under tail; call is an electronic trill
Eastern Towhee

female on left, male on right; dark above, white belly and patch on wings, rufous flanks

male red-eyed variety (more common in northern states)
Greater Roadrunner

long legs and tail, white line behind eye, heavily streaked above
Mourning Dove

gray, long pointed tail, black spots on back; note facial pattern; call is owl-like but distinctly mournful


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