black bird with white stripe on wing at shoulder

by Anne
(Atlanta, Georgia)

2/17/12

Atlanta, Georgia
I just saw a large flock (20-25) of black birds ground feeding in my back yard-more in trees and feeder. Some were eating oil sunflower seeds from the feeder. The birds were crow size or smaller. Each had a thin white stripe at the shoulder part of the wing. I went to the slider to get a video and they instantly flew off together. some returned later and left instantly again for unknown reason.

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Jun 10, 2016
Black little bird with white stripes on both sides of body NEW
by: Bobbie

This black little bird had only 1 stripe on each side of the body. I'm wondering too. Not on the head, just 1 stripe each side. I'm here in Central Florida. He hangs with red headed woodpecker and cardinals.

May 13, 2016
tricoloured blackbird NEW
by: sue elmer

We live in the north of France and this morning we saw a Tricoloured blackbird on our feeding house.Having looked it up and looked at pictures we are sure it was this,is this possible.

May 12, 2016
Blackbird w/white NEW
by: Anonymous

Black bird with white on wings is not a white stripe its red. The males show the red stripe n winter but not the yellow until breeding season then they show both red n yellow stripses to attract females

May 11, 2016
Saw a bird like this last night. NEW
by: Anonymous

It was black with white patch on shoulder, very flighty. It kept coming back but wouldn't stay long. Never saw them here in NW PA before. It sounds something like a rusty gate. Don't know if this forum is still active but hoping for an ID on this bird.

Apr 29, 2016
previous comment about Red-winged Blackbird
by: Gail

I should have said I'm in New Brunswick, Canada. Te Apparently the Tri-coloured Blackbird is only on the south-west coast of US.

Apr 29, 2016
Blackbird with white stripe
by: Anonymous

I just sent a photo of the one you describe that was here a few minutes ago to a professional birder and he confirmed that it is a Red-winged Blackbird who isn't showing his orange shoulder patches. Just doing it to confuse us :)

Mar 13, 2016
Large black bird with white stripe
by: Keith near Duluth

Had one of these birds sitting in my feeder today just inhaling cracked corn and sunflower seeds. I'm no bird expert just never had such a bird at my feeder before! So I was doing some research and found this site. What is it called?

Mar 11, 2016
Tri-Colored Blackbird at feeders today
by: KellyB

We have several Tri Colored Blackbirds on our feeders here today. It took me a little while to actually see the red with the white at shoulder because of the lighting. First time I've ever seen these here. Very interested and will read up.
Happy Backyard Birding!

Mar 02, 2016
I think it's a Tri-Colored Blackbird
by: Ruth,

I saw this bird March 2012 and twice since then in Walnutport, PA. I commented in March 2012 and July 2014: I researched and suspect they may be a Tri-Colored Blackbird. Pictures I have seen show mostly white on shoulder. I took some photos and do see a slight tinge of red at the top edge of white on the shoulder. Even though the natural range for it is not where we are seeing it, it may have adapted to the northeast. Look at this website and see if this is the bird you have seen. Type into your browser for Website: http://www.birds-of-north-america.net/tricolored-blackbird.html

Mar 02, 2016
white stripe on wing of a blackbird
by: Anonymous

March 2, 2016
Just had a flock of blackbirds at my feeder in upstate NY {Thousand Islands, mouth of the St. Lawrence River}. Never saw one with a white stripe on its wing and then noted a little red just above it. Looked on the computer to find out its migration etc. Came upon this site so I decided to contribute my information. There were a cluster of them ground feeding. All flew off together. Found pictures but yet to find any information. Keeps coming up red-wing blackbirds which we don't see here until Spring.

Feb 17, 2016
Did anyone ever find out what the black bird with the white stripe on wing at shoulder was?
by: Carrie in south-central Texas

Hi everyone,
I was wondering if anyone ever discovered what the black bird with the white stripe on its wing at the shoulder, that Anne posted about back in 2012, was called? I just saw one the day before yesterday (15 February 2016) at my feeder, but it flew away too quickly to get a photo. I know it's not a juvenile red-winged blackbird b/c I have one of those at my feeder & they look different. What I saw was glossy, like a grackle, and the stripe was very defined. I am very curious about this bird.

Feb 09, 2016
Big black bird
by: Luke

In the last 2 days I have seen the same bird mentioned by anonymous. Black or very dark brown with white bands only on the wings and far too large to be a blackbird. They were both the size of a large hawk or small eagle. Crow like in appearance but seen while driving in southern Indiana. Is this a juvenile color phase of a bird of prey?

May 12, 2015
Black bird with white stripe and red spot
by: Carla

Just saw a tricolored blackbird at our feeder in Morton Ill....very pretty.....seems to be only one here

May 12, 2015
Black bird with white stripe and red spot
by: Carla

Just saw a tricolored blackbird at our feeder in Morton Ill....very pretty.....seems to be only one here

Mar 14, 2015
Black bird with white shoulder bar
by: Anonymous

Southwest Virginia. I have one at my feeder this morning. Solid black but back feather shading in a scale pattern that could be iridescent, seemed almost a rust tinge. To naked eye though, was black. The white bar is kind of cream colored, half inch wise across wing shoulder and does flash in flight. Black bill and legs. I got a good look thru binocs but the picture is poor.

Feb 23, 2015
black bird with white stripes on wing
by: Anonymous

I just witnessed a pure black bird with white stripes from tip to tip on the back of his wings this bird was as big or bigger than a redtail hawk. I live in lower michigan

Oct 09, 2014
maybe
by: anne

I am the first inquirer about this bird back in 2012. this seems to be the bird I saw. yeah! been looking. congratulations to all you sharp eyes.

Oct 09, 2014
White stripe under wing
by: Anonymous

I saw a crow sized black bird soaring that had broad wings front to back, and a white stripe near the shoulder under both wings. I tried to find it in various references but couldn't.

Jul 08, 2014
Black Bird
by: Ruth - Walnutport, PA

I first saw this post and bird in 2012 and was the first to comment on it. Since then I have seen them twice, none this year, only a few at a time. I researched and suspect they may be a Tri-Colored Blackbird. Pictures I have seen show mostly white on shoulder. I took some photos and do see a slight tinge of red at the top edge of white on the shoulder. Look at this website and see if this is the bird you have seen. Type into your browser for Website: http://www.birds-of-north-america.net/tricolored-blackbird.html

Jul 08, 2014
White-shouldered tanager in kansas?
by: Anonymous

we've spotted 2 of these looking birds - one was smaller & in our back yard at the local feeder. the second was more larger crow sized... i know they aren't supposed to be up here but i cannot locate what type of bird it is? all glossy black with white shoulder patches. we live in wichita, ks. 7.7.14

May 12, 2014
Black bird with white stripe on each wing
by: Lyn

I saw one on May 10,2014,in a marsh, along with red winged blackbird, near Uxbridge, Ont.

May 01, 2014
black bird with white stripe on wing at shoulder
by: Anonymous

We live on Cape Cod in Massachusetts and have seen at least two blackbirds with a single white stripe on the wing at the shoulder at our feeders every day for the last two weeks. They will empty the suet feeders in short order as well as throwing the seed from the sunflower seed feeders all over the place. Not a nice bird to have at the feeders. Hope they move on soon but we are interested in the common name of the bird as we haven't seen it before. It's not a red wing blackbird, we have them in the yard too. This bird has a single thin white stripe on the shoulder. Any ideas???

Apr 08, 2014
White winged black bird
by: Anonymous

I live in lower Michigan and have a flock old about 20 of this black birds with white stripes on the upper part of the wing. There is no red with the stripe only the white. I also have red winged blackbirds feeding at my feeders but there stripes appear to be red and more yellow then white. I do not know the name of this bird like everyone else, but it is not a red-winged blackbird. To two flock arrive and leave separately
From one another.

Mar 06, 2014
black bird with white stripe on wing at shoulder
by: Anonymous

They are red-winged blackbirds. If you have a binocular or a camera that can zoom in, you'll be able to see the red along side the white. The males are more red, and you can see clearly when they spread their wings.

Mar 04, 2014
DE birds at my feeder
by: Cheryl

With the snow's arrival yesterday I knew I would have some hungry birds. The black birds with the white stripe on their wing showed up, as well as the red-winged blackbird (that's their official name so maybe the white winged ones are called just that!)...I had one male and 2 female cardinals...some bigger crows (who were like the alpha birds)...some finches...green/yellow and light red in color...and some other brown birds with darker brown stripes which may just be a type of sparrow. Some chubbier birds that I will have to research to see what they might be...so I had quite a smorgasbord of birds keeping me company while I had no work yesterday and today!!

Mar 04, 2014
small English Blackbird
by: George Rounsaville

4 March 2014 - Annapolis, Maryland. I have 2 large feeders on my deck. Today, there was a flock (20) blackbirds eating sunflower seeds from the feeders. I have been to England several times, and the black birds with a white stripe on each shoulder, remind me of the traditional English Blackbird, but a smaller version. I looked in my bird books and found their picture, but no mention of their name. Does anyone know what these hungry guys are called?

Mar 03, 2014
black bid white patch on wings
by: Anonymous

Saw a picture of a black bird with whitewings and it is from Thailand. Picture of this bird showed a yellow bill but I did not see the bill on the bird at my feeder in Humboldt TN.

Mar 03, 2014
Photos
by: Susan

Please start a new submission to upload your photos. Thanks.
Susan

Mar 03, 2014
I have photos of on from this morning
by: Anonymous

Where can I upload the photos for everyone to see?

Feb 23, 2014
Black bird with white wing stripe
by: Anonymous

Saw two blackbirds at my feeder today in Kentucky with the white wing stripe.

Feb 19, 2014
black bird with yellow spot on back of head
by: Sammy Jo

"Jun 05, 2013
what bird is this ?
by: Anonymous

We have an all black bird with a black head, with white stripes on the shoulder and in tail. But it also has a large round yellow/gold spot on the back of it's head ! What is it ? I cannot find it anywhere on line or in my book."

this is a bobolink
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bobolink

Feb 12, 2014
unknown bird
by: manley bowrn

I live in lake guntersville alabama and seen the same flock of black birds about crow size except the stripe on the wing seemed more orange.what bird is this?

Jan 12, 2014
Black bird with thin white stripe on wing at shoulder
by: Billy Sutherland

This bird has been feeding at our feeders for three days. It appears to be by itself and is feeding with our gold finches in Canton, Mississippi.

Aug 30, 2013
black bird with white stripe on its wing
by: Anonymous

saw one in Olympia WA by Yeager Park. Has anyone identified this bird yet? I have not been able to identify it by looking through the internet.
Thanks

Aug 30, 2013
glack bird w/white stripe
by: Anonymous

Tumwater, Wa.: Saw one (1) in the parking lot @ Walmart on 08 29 13.

Aug 09, 2013
BLACK BIRD WITH WHITE STRIP ON WING
by: Anonymous

Saw some in Northern Maine flying high in the sky. What are the called?

Jun 05, 2013
what bird is this ?
by: Anonymous

We have an all black bird with a black head, with white stripes on the shoulder and in tail. But it also has a large round yellow/gold spot on the back of it's head ! What is it ? I cannot find it anywhere on line or in my book.

May 28, 2013
black bird with white stripe on wing
by: Anonymous

I live in Manchester, Iowa and I just saw the same bird under my feeder eating black oil sunflower seeds. I would like to know also what it is. I only saw one went to get a picture b of it by the time I got back it was gone.

May 21, 2013
black bird with white stripe on wing
by: Anonymous

We saw this bird at our feeder yesterday. Black, about the size of a cardinal, with a white stripe on the wing. We're located on Hilton Head Island, SC.

May 21, 2013
black bird with white stripe on wing
by: Anonymous

We saw this bird at our feeder yesterday. Black, about the size of a cardinal, with a white stripe on the wing. We're located on Hilton Head Island, SC.

May 16, 2013
Black bird w/ single strip on wing
by: Lisa

There has been a black bird with a single strip on it's wings visiting my bird feeder. Never seen one like this before. Could it be a white-shouldered tanager so off track it made it to central Texas?

Apr 29, 2013
Red winged blackbird
by: Cheryl

I have seen a red winged blackbird down here in Delaware. They are at my feeders now. I haven't seen the blackbird with the white stripe on it's shoulder for a few days. The American finches are back, and I've seen Blue Jays and Cardinals at my feeders too. I have a big variety this year, don't remember all these last year!

Apr 29, 2013
Tricolored Black Bird
by: Anonymous

Regarding a sighting in mid ga- black bird with distinct orange strip on wings, Seems like it was a Tricolored Black Bird, native to the CA region. I heard the bird call and sounds and its surely sounds like it. Suppose they are endangered, wonder if they are flying out to newer 'safer' regions!!

Apr 29, 2013
Black Bird
by: Anonymous

Saw a dark black bird on our new bird feeder in mid georgia. Had distinct orange strip across its wings.

Was picking at the feeder, think was looking for sunflower seed, as it seemed to throw off all the other seeds in the ground. Cannot identify. Have looked online. Seems like it similar to one spotted in TN.

Apr 28, 2013
Bird Sighting
by: Kelly

I live in middle Tennessee and just one of these birds today on my sunflower feeder. I could not find it in my bird guide book. Looking on the Internet, I found the tri-colored blackbird, but these live in the western US, particularly California. Interesting that no one here knows what it is and are just now noticing them.

Apr 24, 2013
Bird feeder
by: Bev

I live in Sioux City, Ia and have had one of these birds at my feeders the last 2 days.
Would like to know what it is.

Apr 24, 2013
Bird feeder
by: Bev

I live in Sioux City, Ia and have had one of these birds at my feeders the last 2 days.
Would like to know what it is.

Apr 24, 2013
Northwest Iowa
by: Anonymous

I have seen only one of these birds at my feeders the past two days. Have never seen one before.

Apr 22, 2013
White Stripe on Wing
by: Murray

I live in the Lawrenceville, GA area and have seen a bird this past week I can't identify. It is black or dark grey and when flying has a white stripe on both wings. I haven't seen it at rest so don't know if the stripe is visible on shoulder like this tanager.

Apr 18, 2013
same here!
by: Anonymous

I was making a cup of tea, and turned around to see about 50 of these birds in my yard. There were also some redwing blackbirds with them ... but the majority were (as everyone has said) black, smaller than a crow, with a white horizontal stripe on its wing. I tried to look closer with the binoculars, but as soon as I moved they all flew off. Never saw these before. Would love to know what they were!

Apr 11, 2013
Photo not quite
by: Cheryl

Not quite...(the white shouldered Tanager. The white stripe is more thinner and straighter than the one in the photo, and since it's not found in U.S. that would rule that one out. I will work on taking a photo this coming week.

Apr 11, 2013
Sighting is Auburn, AL
by: Anonymous

I commented on April 6th - The bird I saw looked like this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White-shouldered_Tanager

Could that be the case? They are not known to be found in North America, but this is the only bird I've found that really looks like what I saw.

Apr 11, 2013
Saw one too
by: Anonymous

My husband and I saw a black bird with a white stripe on its shoulder. Smaller than a crow. Around April 5th, 2013. Am unable to identify it.

Apr 11, 2013
Saw one too
by: Anonymous

My husband and I saw a black bird with a white stripe on its shoulder. Smaller than a crow. Around April 5th, 2013. Am unable to identify it.

Apr 11, 2013
Saw one too
by: Anonymous

My husband and I saw a black bird with a white stripe on its shoulder. Smaller than a crow. Around April 5th, 2013. Am unable to identify it.

Apr 06, 2013
Saw the same in auburn, al
by: Anonymous

I saw the same bird in Auburn, al today and I really want to know what it is! Black bird, a little bigger than a cardinal, but and rounder. Not as big as a crow. White stripe on its wing. When I looked for a photo like it, I saw a white-shouldered tanager and thought that was it, but they are not North American birds and the red winged black birds aren't supposed to be in Alabama either, right? I dunno, but I've never seen one before today!

Mar 31, 2013
Me, too
by: Anonymous

I live in Omaha, Nebraska and just saw one of these birds at my feeder. He was a black bird with a white stripe on its wing up by his shoulder. Both my husband and I saw it. Anyone know what it is?

Mar 31, 2013
Me, too
by: Anonymous

I live in Omaha, Nebraska and just saw one of these birds at my feeder. He was a black bird with a white stripe on its wing up by his shoulder. Both my husband and I saw it. Anyone know what it is?

Mar 30, 2013
I've seen this bird
by: Anonymous

These birds are in my yard at my birdfeeders. They have been here about 3 weeks now. I didn't notice them last year. Definitely black like a crow, but not as big, white stripe on wing. I am in northern Delaware but I have seen them in southern DE. I can't find a photo either, but hopefully I can get one with my zoom lens. There are also plain black birds at my feeder too...I use a combo of sunflower seeds and other seeds. They love the food. Especially feed in the morning and in the evening.

Mar 27, 2013
Black bird with white stripe on wing at shoulder
by: Anonymous

We live in Kansas (2 miles north of the Oklahoma border) and the past few days we have had 4 of these birds at our feeders. They let you walk up within a foot of them before they fly. I've looked in all my bird books and have yet to find a picture of them.

Mar 24, 2013
black bird with white stripe on wings
by: Flo from Mt Airy, MD

I saw this bird on the ground at my feeder and I couldn't figure out what it was. It was too small, had no red and a dove was peacking around on the ground with it. I love spotting new birds. I hope someone can figure this out.

Mar 24, 2013
black bird with white stripe on wings
by: Flo from Mt Airy, MD

I saw this bird on the ground at my feeder and I couldn't figure out what it was. It was too small, had no red and a dove was peacking around on the ground with it. I love spotting new birds. I hope someone can figure this out.

Mar 15, 2013
black bird white stripe on wing
by: Anonymous

this bird is about size of cardinal , non aggressive to smaller species, is alone. Beak is not as long as crow type, stripe goes all the way down the wing. Any id on it yet. We are in southern ontario.

Mar 14, 2013
Blackbird with white stripes
by: Anonymous

Just saw what seems to be the same bird seen by others at a feeder. I am in southern Wisconsin, they did not scare the sparrows or doves and were feeding on sunflower seeds.

Mar 10, 2013
Red/White winged Blackbird
by: Bre from Ma.

I am watching about 20 of them feeding in my yard in Westport, Ma. right now. Just beautiful. Every time I see one, it is with a flock. Never alone.

Feb 26, 2013
This morning
by: Allyana Ziolko

we had a flock of about 25 of them at the feeder. When they were flying in, I could see the red. I get so excited when a new bird comes in!

Feb 25, 2013
white stripe on sleek black bird
by: Anonymous

2 were feeding @ our sunflower seed feeder 23 Feb 2013 Northern VA ... i too wonder if red/yellow coloring lost in winter ...

Feb 20, 2013
(Red winged) blackbirds
by: Allyana Ziolko

I've seen several females in my garden after I turned the ground yesterday and I identified them from the NAS Sibley guide as red winged blackbirds. They are not black at all; they are very, VERY different from the males! They almost look like a sparrow, brown and white, heavily marked and larger than the average sparrow. Since I'm pretty darn sure they are the female of the species, I'm going to settle on thinking the black birds with the stripes are, indeed, the males.

Feb 20, 2013
(Red winged) blackbirds
by: Anonymous

I've seen several females in my garden after I turned turned the ground yesterday and I identified them from the NAS Sibley guide. They are very, VERY different from the males! They almost look like a sparrow, brown and white, heavily marked and larger than the average sparrow. Since I'm pretty darn sure they are the female of the species, I'm going to settle on thinking the black birds with the stripes are, indeed, the males.

Feb 20, 2013
Black Bird White stripe on Shoulder
by: Anonymous

Just saw one in Oklahoma. It's snowing and it was eating the seed I'd just scattered on the ground. It didn't frighten off the sparrows like other birds do.

Feb 16, 2013
Black birds with white stripes
by: Allyana Ziolko

I saw this flock for the first time in 30 years of watching my yard...black with the thin stripe. I *think* it's a red winged black bird. I've seen flocks of them in open fields around the airport (Atlanta) and I'm wondering if perhaps their winter garb does not include the red.

Feb 08, 2013
sounds the same
by: Anne

Stormy and Christina, I think we've seen the same bird. wish one of us could get a photo. it is not, in my mind the red wing black bird (even in juvenile age). glad to know I wasn't having a dream!

Feb 07, 2013
ranges don't match up...
by: Christina

The white patch on the tricolor blackbird is definitely in the right place, but the range for the tricolor is West Coast--mostly California. They'd have to be really, really lost to be showing up in the Deep South, wouldn't they?

Feb 07, 2013
tricolored blackbird
by: Anonymous

Just identified, I think, the black bird with white stripe on wing at shoulder. At birdsofnorthamerica.net, they show a photo of the tricolored blackbird and only closeup would one see the tiny bit of red above the white on the wing. Is this it?

Feb 07, 2013
tricolored blackbird
by: Anonymous

Just identified, I think, the black bird with white stripe on wing at shoulder. At birdsofnorthamerica.net, they show a photo of the tricolored blackbird and only closeup would one see the tiny bit of red above the white on the wing. Is this it?

Feb 07, 2013
black bird, white wing stripe
by: stormy

Just saw a flock of the black birds with white wing stripe on the ground in Decatur GA on 2-7-13 about 1:30 PM. Also saw a lot of robins in the area. Birds were the size of a cardinal with only white, no red, on wing. It is a drizzly day, if that means anything.

Jan 29, 2013
Saw the same bird
by: Christina

I just saw the same bird in Hattiesburg, MS. I wasn't close enough to get a good look--it was the next yard over. Just showed up today (as did a huge flock of robins). Any luck identifying this bird?

Oct 17, 2012
Mt. Cheaha Alabama
by: Steve

My wife and I saw the same birds. We were looking down at a group of them flying. We were on a cliff above them at Mt Cheaha, Alabama on Oct.6, 2012. Would like to know what kind.

Oct 07, 2012
same bird, maybe
by: vicki t

I saw a "similar" bird drinking water from a puddle in my yard in New Berlin, Wisconsin. The beak was long- ish, black, and pointed, like a woodpecker. The white bands were very wide, but not at the shoulders, almost to the bottom of the wings. They had very distinct black spots, random within the white bands. The underside was light, maybe white. When it flew away and landed high in a tree it appeared to cling, again like a woodpecker. Any ideas?

Jun 17, 2012
Black bird whire stripe
by: Michelle

We just saw the same bird ,first time ever here on the Jersey Shore that I have seen. It is not in my book either,thought it was a lark bunting too but they differ,hmm? I am calling Audubon today!

Jun 16, 2012
lark bunting?
by: Anne

i don't think so. the white on the lark bunting seems to be a patch. this was a rather thin, maybe and inch or two at most, straight lineon the shoulder. the 20 or so birds in the yard all were identifcal. lark bunting is definately the closest. but not it, I think.

Jun 15, 2012
?
by: Anonymous

Is it a lark bunting?

Jun 04, 2012
Shallotte, NC
by: Jo Ann

Saw the same black bird with white stripe just a few minutes ago. It was feeding on the ground under our bird feeder. First time I saw it. So we are all seeing it......what the he k is it?

May 13, 2012
black bird with white stripe on wing at shoulder
by: Anonymous

I live in Mena AR and saw the same bird at our feeder yesterday May 12, 2012. I am trying to find out what it is.

Apr 30, 2012
still looking
by: Anne M

this little fella has been around! I still can't identify him. I seem to be the only one who saw a flock that flew off like swallows. if they're redwing black bird juveniles it still seems strange tht there would be a flockof them...

Apr 29, 2012
Black Bird with white stripe on wing shoulder
by: Jo Anne G.

April 21, 2012...I live in Wells, Maine.
Last weekend my husband and I saw the most beautiful black bird with a white stripe on its shoulder about 1/4 inch thick and going front to back on the top of the bird's wing. It was a tiny bit smaller than a robin. It was feeding on our tray feeder. I have spent the last week asking around and searching on the internet and in our bird books to try to identify it. No luck so am posting with hopes that someone has discovered its identity.

Apr 28, 2012
black bird with white stripe on wings
by: Anonymous

I have the same type of bird at my feeder. I'm thinking it might be a young version of a red winged black bird

Apr 21, 2012
black bird with a white stripe on the wing at the shoulder
by: Bill (Nova Scotia)

I'm here in Granville Beach NS and just saw at the feeder the same bird that you've seen in both Georgia and PA. It seems to have quite a range, I can't seem to find a picture of it in any bird books and as usual when I reached for my camera it flew away.

I think it's about 4-6 inches? Bigger than a Sparrow but smaller than a Blue Jay. Perhaps about the size of a Cardinal.

Apr 02, 2012
black bird/white stripe on wing
by: Anne

One thought has been that these birds are actually red wing black birds who are juvenile and the red hasn't come in fully. it seems unlikely to me that a large flock of birds would all be the exact same age demonstrating the exact same white stripe. still confused.

Mar 25, 2012
black bird/white stripe on wing
by: Anonymous

well, now tha tI've seen your comment I know I'm not crazy, or we both are:) I haven't seen it again and no one seems to recognize its description. Mystery.

Mar 24, 2012
24 March 2012
by: Ruth, Walnutport, PA

I just saw the same bird at my tray feeder! Unfortunately could not get my camera in time. I only saw this one bird, not a flock and did not recognize it.. when I searched..saw your entry. What is it???

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