April 29th Sighting in Dacula, GA

by Jackie
(Dacula, GA USA)

Rose Breasted Grosbeak

Rose Breasted Grosbeak

On home from a lunch break, I was headed out the door and glanced out my living room window. The flash of red caught my attention, so I stopped to take a closer look.


At first I thought it was a woodpecker of some sort seeing the black and white speckles with the red patch, but once I looked closely it was clearly not a woodpecker! I had never seen a Grosbeak before so I grabbed my Petersons Guide to identify it.

There were actually 3 of them eating buds from trees and visiting a deck feeder that had 2 berry suet cages attached. They were clearly looking for the suet but it had been emptied over the weekend by titmice, finches and black capped chickadees. I'm refilling today as I'm sure they would have stayed longer and I would have better pictures!! I could only get the "backside".

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Rose Breasted Grosbeak.



Coming Soon

Recent Articles

  1. Human

    Aug 15, 17 04:51 PM

    Long Island, New York, August, blue-bird sized, brown-grey body, white head, white beak.

    Read More

  2. Strange salmon colored bird out my window

    Aug 14, 17 03:25 PM

    In 27 summers here in Southern Worcester County Massachusetts, I have never seen a bird like this. There were two of them in a crabapple outside my kitchen

    Read More

  3. Rusty Chest, Blue Wing Tips, Brown Back, Sharp Beak

    Aug 11, 17 12:17 PM

    Same bird as posted few years ago under Birds at Feeder: Blue Tail and Wings, Sharp Head Yet to be identified. Certainly not a blue bird.

    Read More