I must be losing it...

by Tobin
(Kenora, Ontario)


I saw a bird on a deer kill. I was hunting deer in Northwestern Ontario near Kenora a couple weeks ago. Wolfs had killed a deer as it tried to cross a beaver dam and went through the ice and got hung up. As I went by this dead deer a large bird, golden eagle large, was the last to leave. Now I'm pretty sure it had green on it but I'm very sure the head was feathered jet black. Distinctly different color from the rest of the body. As it flew over me the head looked slender like the vulture I pictured below but the colors are wrong from any vulture I've see pictured.

Comments for I must be losing it...

Click here to add your own comments

Nov 19, 2014
i must be loosing it NEW
by: Brook

Hi Tobin, I don't know much about hawks but you can try several websites. 1. AllAboutBirds.com
2.WhatBird.com

Nov 19, 2014
I must be losing it... NEW
by: Bettie Watts

I think it is a different breed of peacock.
I did a Google search and came up with
which had many of the colors.
Try a Google search and maybe you can tell more about it.

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. Birders in Belize

    Sep 25, 17 06:53 PM

    Have you considered birding in Belize? Belize is a home of over 576 species of birds that can be seen all over the country of Belize. Here at Black Orchid

    Read More

  2. Pink bellied black bird?

    Sep 21, 17 09:29 AM

    We had a bird about the size of a woodpecker which acted like a woodpecker on our tree two days ago. The most distinctive feature was a light pink belly.

    Read More

  3. YellowGreen Bird ID help

    Sep 08, 17 04:37 PM

    This bird is about the size of a small cardinal. I have never seen it at a feeder but it comes to the bird bath. The photo is not the best but hopefully

    Read More