Abert's towhee

variants: less commonly

Abert's finch


Abert's pipilo

Definition of Abert's towhee

  1. :  a rather large distinctly brown towhee (Pipilo aberti) of southwestern North America

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Origin and Etymology of abert's towhee

after James W. Abert †1897 American soldier and scientist

First Known Use: 1859

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