In Missouri

by BECKY
(Jackson County Missouri)

This bird had a reddish brown back and head with a yellow beak. White breast and underneath his brown tail feathers were white polka dots about the size of dimes. I'd say three down each side. It was about the size of a Bluejay. I thought at first it was maybe a woodpecker but the beak was rounded, not the sharp pointed beak they have. The poor thing died from flying into my deck's sliding door.


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Aug 11, 2017
correction NEW
by: roma

i posted this forgetting the bird had expired. my apologies. if there is one, there are probably more, that,s why i said enjoy. they eat insects. maybe you can put vinyl decals on your door window so this won,t happen again. some pretty ones with birds?

Aug 11, 2017
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by: roma

the only bird i could find with this description is a yellow-billed cuckoo, it has white spots on the undersides of it,s tail. hope this helps.

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