Curious little guests sleeping over our door in Tallahassee Florida.




Came home to Tallahassee Florida last night to discover an odd little guest over our door, we took a quick shot of the fellow as we quietly walked into the front door. In the morning our guest was gone, but that very night our guest returned with a friend. Extremely tiny looking bird backsides, with mostly brown color to the feathers, we can't seem to identify what bird it is - and we don't want to disturb our, supposedly, nightly guests' sleep. Upon closer inspection the back feathers seem to have speckles of black and gray light fuzz... Which originally made us think it was a tiny chipmunk the night before until we noticed the 'tail' we saw really was feathers. Would really love to know what tiny birds these are.

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Mar 13, 2017
Carolina Wren NEW
by: Anonymous

I live in Jacksonville Fl. For the past two years we had a tiny little house guest over our front door. It appears to be a Carolina Wren. Even when I leave the outside light on, he remains in his little spot. The next morning he is gone. I am happy to provide a safe spot for him.

Oct 13, 2015
Carolina Wren link
by: Anonymous

This might help. I have the same kind of little bird who shows up from time to time for several nights.

Carolina Wren mystery spots
http://www.sibleyguides.com/2011/03/carolina-wren-mystery-spots/

Oct 06, 2015
Same here
by: Anonymous

Saint Augustine Florida here. ..Same bird exactly for 3 nights now..never before even the previous years. What is she?

Sep 29, 2015
Little Brown Bird Sleeping on Door Frame
by: KLuc

Wow! I went outside tonight (live in apartment) to move my wash and there was a little brown bird, just like the photo you posted, sitting above my door frame. I don't know how many nights it's been there. It has a really short tail. I'm not wanting to disturb it from it's rest, so I can't see it's front. Has anyone been able to identify this bird yet?

Jul 08, 2013
Little bird in doorway
by: Anonymous

July 8, 2013
We have one now sleeping in our doorway in Richmond, va.
What kind of bird is this?... We want the bird to fly away.
What to do.

Jan 07, 2013
I have one too!
by: Anonymous

Mine is identical to yours with the small speckles and its tail feathers hanging down with its head tucked into the wall. It has been there three nights now (since we first noticed)and it doesn't move at all. Then it is gone in the morning. I am in Sarasota, FL. I would love to know what this is. At first I thought it was a bat. I am so relieved it is a little bird instead!

Sep 22, 2012
We have one too!
by: Anonymous

We seem to have the same type of visitor in Athens, GA. Returns every night (leaves in the AM). Looks identical! I have no idea what it is!

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