Eastern Towhee at Lake Park in Milwaukee Wisconsin on April 13, 2017

Birding along the lakefront in Milwaukee this morning one of the highlights was a FOY Eastern Towhee, male at Lake Park. It was a pretty gloomy day and cool. Other birds to note, a lot of Ruby-crowned and Golden-crowned Kinglets and still a few Yellow-bellied Sapsuckers. Images were taken on April 13, 2017.


Eastern Towhee

Binomial name: Pipilo erythrophthalmus

Category: emberizids

Size: 8.5” long, 10.5” wing span

Weight: 1.4 oz






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Window to Wildlife features the photography of Jim Edlhuber. A lifelong native of Wisconsin, Jim has been photographing wildlife for 20 years. He considers himself an avid photographer and is always trying to capture nature and wildlife through his lens. He is in several photography clubs and has won numerous awards for his work. In recent years, Jim has focused mostly on birding photography and finds it to be the most challenging.

4 Responses to Eastern Towhee at Lake Park in Milwaukee Wisconsin on April 13, 2017

  1. peggy Lison says:

    Beautiful bird Jim. Always love to here them kicking up the leaves to find food. I leaves piles of maple leaves scattered around to give them some fun and food. Happy Spring to all the birds and all the watchers too:)

  2. Kathi Johnson Rock says:

    Love this cute little bird Jim and such great images!!

  3. Joanie says:

    Beautiful pictures. Thank you so much for sharing.
    And happy EASTER!

  4. Nan Wisherd says:

    You are able to bring the birds to life in your photos. What a special talent – thanks for sharing.

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