Chirps and Cheeps

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  Breeding Towhees at Woodlawn

Published: August 07, 2019
Tags: General Observations, eastern towhee, black-crowned night heron, cooper's hawk

As I walked through Woodlawn Beach SP yesterday, I came upon a pair of Eastern Towhees who were very busy catching insects for their young.  I never saw the offspring, but I really enjoyed watching the parents scurry about!

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Both of these adult Eastern Towhees were hard at work providing food for their young, that remained hidden in the bushes.

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Female in the back (with a grasshopper in its bill) and the in-focus male in front

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A good look at the more secretive female with an insect in its bill

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Adult Black-crowned Night Heron a ways down the creek

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A young Gray Catbird giving me a sideways glance

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A young juvenile Cooper's Hawk peers out at me. He kept things pretty quiet for awhile!

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