fat round brown bird

by janet
(columbus, OH)

Today two of the cutest little birds came to my feeder- they are brown but not the brown that a sparrow is- their bodies were a solid,beautiful sienna brown, they had one white stripe on each side of their head-resembling a chipmunk, they were about the size of a sparrow but very fat round bodies, and their tails were long and narrow- about the size of a popsicle stick, and stuck nearly straight up-I have never seen them here before(Columbus, OH) and can't seem to find a picture of them anywhere- any ideas?


Comments for fat round brown bird

Click here to add your own comments

Apr 01, 2013
fat brown backyard birds NEW
by: jojo

I live in northern Minnesota with all the regular birds.I saw two birds, always together, on my roff one day. The picture didn't turn out very well. Looking out the window I saw them sitting in a huge pine tree in my yard. They are light beige/brown, maybe a stripe (I have never seen them up close. The funny thing is that they are very round, like a softball with feathers! Not in the wren family, too big, not a pigeon. Regular beek, regular length tail. Does anyone have any ideas what kind of bird this is?

Mar 03, 2013
That's it! NEW
by: Anonymous

Thank you Diane! You win the prize! I looked up Ohio wrens and found the spittin' image of what I saw! Thanks again!
How fun- 2 fat little wrens-
they came back today.
FYI I have:wrens, goldfinch, juncos, purple finch, cardinals, song sparrows, and just today I saw a small blue bird- hoping it comes my way again so I can snap it's pic. Loving all the color at my feeder!

Mar 02, 2013
fat round brown bird NEW
by: Diane from Limoges

They might be from the family of Wren.

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. Pigeon Like Bird

    Oct 20, 16 11:46 AM

    The bird has a grey head, orange beak, one shade of green on its back till it reaches a yellow line of feathers then changes to another shade of green.

    Read More

  2. Red Breasted Grosbeaks at feeders this Fall in Georgia

    Oct 18, 16 03:01 PM

    For the past month I have had 4 Rose Breasted Grosbeaks continually feeding at my feeders. I live north of Atlanta and this is early Fall. I keep thinking

    Read More

  3. Help Identify

    Oct 16, 16 12:04 PM

    This bird came into the house through an open door. I have never seen one like this. He was black with beautiful bright orange accents on his wings and

    Read More