ID this bird

by Carol Falconer
(Omaha, Ne..Douglas)

About the size of a robin....Yellow on breast....white head....charcoal wings and tail. Black horizontal streak with eye

in the middle.??


Possibly a yellow-breasted chat.
Did it look like this?

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Jun 03, 2011
yellow breast, white ring around neck, black stripes on head, robin sized bird
by: Anonymous

I saw the same bird as described above-- robin sized, yellow breast, white ring around neck, etc in my yard and am having a difficult time id'ing it also. It ate at our bird feeder, and I did get some photos. I am assuming it is migratory: I live in Northern Montana. I also looked at the suggested birds.that they were not a match. Any new suggestions?

Aug 11, 2010
ID this bird
by: Carol Falconer

Regarding "ID this bird".....They are apparently
some type of migratory bird as they were only in
my yard for 3 days.
Thanks for all your help and interest!

Aug 10, 2010
2 more to look at
by: Gigi

Check out the Meadowlarks
also Magnolia Warbler ?????
they are different sizes!!!

Aug 07, 2010
Mystery Continues
by: Susan

Hi Carol;

Have a look at Vireos and Warblers. Maybe a type of either species. Do any of them look familiar ?

Aug 07, 2010
Not a chat??
by: Carol Falconer

The ones I observed had more white on their back and the yellow of the breast extended to the belly. It was difficult to get a close look so I used binoculars. They didn't eat from the feeder but I did notice they went for bugs in the air.

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