Birds of North Carolina:
their Distribution and Abundance
Green-tailed Towhee - Pipilo chlorurus
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General Comments Accidental. The only accepted state record of Green-tailed Towhee was a bird found near Southport (Brunswick) on 5 Jan 2002 and seen by many birders until about 24 Apr* [Chat 69:38-40 link], [Chat 67:3-4 link]. An unaccepted sighting from Bodie Island (Dare) on 28 Nov 1975 was reported in American Birds (30:53), without any supporting information or documentation [Chat 54:58 link].
Breeding Status Nonbreeder
NC BRC List Definitive
Coastal Plain One accepted record (see above).
Piedmont No records.
Mountains No records.
Finding Tips
1/2 *
Attribution LeGrand[2011-12-18], LeGrand[2011-09-19], Haire[2011-07-29]
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