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He is known by an offensive and inapt title—the green-tailed towhee.Birds of the Rockies|Leander Sylvester Keyser
White-eyed Towhee (alleni) has white eyes instead of red and less white on the tail; found on the South Atlantic coast.Bird Guide: Land Birds East of the Rockies|Chester A. (Chester Albert) Reed
His mystery of the black ground-bird with a brown mate was resolved into the Common Towhee.Two Little Savages|Ernest Thompson Seton
Two eggs of the cowbird and two or three of the towhee in a nest are common.
The green-tailed towhee he is called in the books, though the red of his head is much more conspicuous than the green of his tail.A Bird-Lover in the West|Olive Thorne Miller