Definition of Green-tailed towhee
1. Noun. Towhee of the Rocky Mountains.
Generic synonyms: Towhee
Group relationships: Chlorura, Genus Chlorura
Lexicographical Neighbors of Green-tailed Towhee
Literary usage of Green-tailed towhee
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Birds of California: An Introduction to More Than Three Hundred Common Birds by Irene Grosvenor Wheelock (1903)
"IN the higher Sierra Nevada, where the solitaire and leucosticte form the mountain chorus, look for the Green- tailed Towhee. Among all the mountain ..."
2. Western Birds by Harriet Williams Myers (1922)
"This green-tailed towhee is about seven inches long and its upper parts are grayish, save the wings and ..."
3. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1876)
"green-tailed towhee.— Green- tailed Towhees were common on Mount Pinos in much the same surroundings as chosen by the Stephens Fox Sparrow ; but the former ..."
4. The Bird Book: Illustrating in Natural Colors More Than Seven Hundred North by Chester Albert Reed (1914)
"_ green-tailed towhee Range.—Western United States, chiefly west of the Rockies from Montana and Washington south to Mexico; wintering in southwestern ..."
5. Birds of the Kotzebue Sound Region, Alaska by Joseph Grinnell (1900)
"green-tailed towhee. A common migrant, frequenting the lower canyons up to an altitude of ... In 1903 the green-tailed towhee were very late in arriving, ..."