Bright Red Head with gray body and pronounced beak....

by DebraQ
(New york)

I have been feeding birds for years and I saw a different bird yesterday. It has a very red head with a gray body, but the beak was almost hawk or parrot like. it ate, then flew away before I could grab my camera.

I live on Long Island, New York on the Northern East end. I think I may have seen an Gang Gang parrot that escaped.
Have you any idea of what I saw? I know its NOT a female cardinal.

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May 27, 2015
Unusual red-headed bird in CT
by: JS

Just saw what might be the same bird in central CT this morning. It was on the larger side (about the size of a large dove) feeding on insects on a tree limb. It was very skittish and quick, and made a noise that I've NEVER heard before. I initially thought it was an angry squirrel until I actually saw it.

Apr 04, 2014
same bird
by: Theresa

I saw this same kind of bird at my feeder this morning. tried to get a picture of him, but he flew off too fast. I live in Grantville pa. what is it?

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