Spotted Towhee, acrylic on canvas, 8" x 10" ©lizamyers
Spotted Towhee, acrylic on canvas, 8″ x 10″ ¬©lizamyers

These beautifully colored, perky birds love to shuffle through leaf litter in the bushes just below my studio window. They move through the underbrush with a very distinctive and peculiar hopping (that is when they aren't flying.)