Spotted Towhee (Pipilo maculatus)

Spotted Towhee at El Capitan State Beach, Santa Barbara County, CA on September 28, 2007.

 

Digiscoped using a Nikon CoolPix 4100 and a Zeiss Diascope 85T FL spotting scope and 30x eyepiece

  • Ian Stanley 8y

    stunning shot of this beauty, love that red eye
  • NatureShutterbug PRO 8y

    Great photos, Jamie. I'm really beginning to think that digiscoping is the way to go. Too many times, I have crept up to a bird, just to have it fly away.
  • Cornell Lab of Ornithology PRO 6y


    This photo appears on All About Birds, a free online bird guide from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Thank you for Birdsharing, and for helping people learn about birds.
  • Gary Tyson PRO 6y

    Excellent sharpness and contrast. All around a very good shot. I see CLO liked it, too. Gary
  • Don Brown 2y

    Thanks for putting this up. I just saw one and was delighted to so quickly find an identification.
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Taken on September 28, 2007
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