Spotted Towhee

Pipilo maculatus - Tohi tacheté

Tohi tacheté
♂ adult
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Passerellidés

  • Genus
    :

    Pipilo

  • Species
    :

    maculatus

Descriptor

Swainson, 1827

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 22 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 33 à 49 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Tohi tacheté
juvenile
Tohi tacheté
♂ adult

Spotted Towhee (Pipilo maculatus) is a species of bird in the Passerellidae family.

Subspecific information 21 subspecies

  • Pipilo maculatus maculatus (e Mexico)
  • Pipilo maculatus oregonus (sw Canada to sw Oregon. w USA.)
  • Pipilo maculatus falcifer (nw California. w USA.)
  • Pipilo maculatus megalonyx (wc California. w USA. to extreme nw Baja California (nw Mexico))
  • Pipilo maculatus clementae (islands off sw California. sw USA.)
  • Pipilo maculatus umbraticola (n Baja California. nw Mexico.)
  • Pipilo maculatus consobrinus (Isla de Guadalupe. off Baja California in nw Mexico.)
  • Pipilo maculatus magnirostris (s Baja California. nw Mexico.)
  • Pipilo maculatus curtatus (interior sw Canada and interior nw USA)
  • Pipilo maculatus falcinellus (s Oregon to c California. w USA.)
  • Pipilo maculatus arcticus (sc Canada and wc USA)
  • Pipilo maculatus montanus (sw USA and n Mexico)
  • Pipilo maculatus gaigei (e New Mexico and w Texas. sc USA. , nc Mexico)
  • Pipilo maculatus griseipygius (w Mexico)
  • Pipilo maculatus orientalis (ne Mexico)
  • Pipilo maculatus vulcanorum (sc Mexico)
  • Pipilo maculatus oaxacae (Oaxaca. s Mexico.)
  • Pipilo maculatus chiapensis (c Chiapas. s Mexico.)
  • Pipilo maculatus repetens (se Chiapas. s Mexico. and w Guatemala)
  • Pipilo maculatus macronyx (sw to sc Mexico)
  • Pipilo maculatus socorroensis (Socorro I.. off w Mexico.)

Foreign names

  • Tohi tacheté,
  • Rascador Maculoso,
  • towie,
  • Gevlekte Towie,
  • Touì macchiato,
  • Fläckig busksparv,
  • Flekktovi,
  • strnádlik škvrnitý,
  • pipilo skvrnitý,
  • Plettet Buskspurv,
  • lännenloistopipilo,
  • toquí maculat,
  • pipil czarnogrzbiety,
  • punktainā stērste,
  • Пятнистый тауи,
  • ホシワキアカトウヒチョウ,
  • 斑唧鹀,
  • 斑點鵖鵐,

Voice song and cries

Tohi tacheté
♂ adult

Habitat

Tohi tacheté
♂ adult

Forest : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist, Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest

Geographic range

Sources of information

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