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They are bold, and I like them for that. They come into my manse fairly often.
Our little Towhees just to the south look much different. Black head and back with white spots and white and red breasts. Good of your daughter to safely see yours back outside.
Sounds like a spotted towhee. I’m not an expert bird watcher by any means but there are different types. So, what makes a towhee a towhee? No idea.