Birds of North Carolina:
their Distribution and Abundance
Spotted Towhee - Pipilo maculatus
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General Comments Accidental. The only record of Spotted Towhee in North Carolina was a male in Fayetteville (Cumberland) on 10-14 Feb 1957, which was collected and delivered to the NC Museum of Natural Sciences [Chat 21:46-47 link], [Chat 61:262 link]. This species is the western counterpart to Eastern Towhee (P. erythrophthalmus) and is accidental in the eastern United States.
Breeding Status Nonbreeder
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Coastal Plain One record (see above).
Piedmont No records.
Mountains No records.
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Attribution LeGrand[2011-12-18], Haire[2011-07-29], Haire[2011-06-09]
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