Dark bird with black spiky head that looks like a pointed cap

by Ella
(Pasadena)

I see small flocks of these birds in the Pasadena area. They have white throats and rosey coloring under the tail.

Comments for Dark bird with black spiky head that looks like a pointed cap

Click here to add your own comments

Aug 26, 2016
dark bird with black spiky head that looks like a pointed cap NEW
by: Brook

I'm pretty sure that you have a flock of black-crested titmouse although the whole throat and breast of the bird is a light gray, other than this I don't know what else it could possibly be. Tits also stay in flocks. here are some links:

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Black-crested_Titmouse/sounds

http://www.audubon.org/field-guide/bird/black-crested-titmouse

I hope this helps but if it doesn't you might call the nearest Wildlife care center or an Audubon Society for help

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. nestling bird

    Dec 11, 17 07:32 PM

    he or she nestles on top of our front door in the winter months in Phoenix,AZ. It is medium to small in size. It is lighter underneath, but really not

    Read More

  2. Snowbirds!!!

    Dec 10, 17 02:02 PM

    Drinking our morning coffee my boyfriend was looking at his bird feeder and said to me wow what are those birds? I said ohhhh they are snow birds... we

    Read More

  3. Looking for positive ID of this baby bird

    Nov 30, 17 10:40 PM

    Found this one in Popler tree, there were two chicks but one died due to fall. Chick is same size as dove chick but has bright orange pen feathers sprouting

    Read More