Help me identify this 'FUNNY' bird!!

by Molly Griesemer
(Palmetto Bay, FL)

I am clueless when it comes to identifying birds, but I am curious to know what bird has been singing in my yard!! I usually hear him early in the morning, but he is so loud and funny...I stop every time to listen and can't help but chuckle. It sounds like a 4 syllable whistle from high to low...then it repeats itself...and ends with a cute sound..almost like he's super happy, but hasn't quite perfected it yet! I whistled back once and waited, but only saw a small bird fly away. Thanks for your help!! Oh, I live in South Miami

Comments for Help me identify this 'FUNNY' bird!!

Click here to add your own comments

Nov 03, 2012
I know
by: David T

It's a spot- breasted oriole...one of the best whistlers...or they sound human! Messenger of happiness

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. What kind of bird did I see today in Austin, Texas?

    Feb 20, 18 07:31 PM

    This bird was sitting in the rain on a fence along the road, just west of Austin, TX. He was big--about 10 inches tall. He had a speckled yellowish breast.

    Read More

  2. Orioles in Hampton Roads Virginia?

    Feb 13, 18 09:21 PM

    I live in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. I have bird feeders in my yard and get lots of visitors from a variety of birds. I also have an orange Oriole

    Read More

  3. Possible woodpecker seen today Feb. 11Th 2018

    Feb 11, 18 05:44 PM

    It t was possibly a female woodpecker. Blueish grey on top of head, the rest of the head was light brown/tan. Neck was a wide darck black but bright red

    Read More