Bird Identification - Bird in our Backyard

by Hanna
(Southern Idaho)

Bird in our Backyard

Bird in our Backyard

There was a bird who hit our window. It was lying on the ground, but was still breathing. To keep it safe, away from our cat, we poked holes in a box, picked it up with some gloves, and placed it in the box up high.


Eventually it got over the shock of hitting the window, and probably by being picked up by humans too, and flew away. But! We got a picture beforehand and wanted to know what kind it was! Thank you for letting us know!

Comments for Bird Identification - Bird in our Backyard

Click here to add your own comments

May 31, 2014
bird identification-bird in our backyard NEW
by: Brook

Yes, she is a female Black Headed Grosbeak and possibly a fledgling because the crown is not defined or yellow.

May 30, 2014
Black-headed Grosbeak NEW
by: Anonymous

It is a female or possibly juvenile black-headed grosbeak.

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to What Is This Bird?.



Coming Soon

Recent Articles

  1. Loud chirp, long tail, hops along ground or fence

    Jul 17, 18 05:14 PM

    I see him usually as it's getting dark or getting light. Because of the lighting it's hard to tell his markings but he seems to be mostly gray. It's a

    Read More

  2. Unknown bird

    Jul 16, 18 03:58 PM

    Size in between robin and small crow. Large white patch on back and yellow under the tail feathers. Possible pale pale red on head .We just saw it today

    Read More

  3. Las Vegas Bird

    Jul 14, 18 04:21 PM

    Does anyone know what bird this is? From Las Vegas, NV

    Read More