johnmullins@wildblue.net

by john mullins
(lee county, va.)

the bird is as large as a pigon has fethers like a hawk black chest band. it also has a red spot on back of head and a beak like a snipe. the fethers are lite brown on lower body with darker upper body . markings like a hawk .have seen this bird for several months always by his self. wonder what it is. the body is large and is marked with a long tail fethers also marked like a hawk or a game bird. the beak is long and is like a birg that looks for food on the ground. john


Comment:
Possibly a Flicker woodpecker.
Susa

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Nov 27, 2012
red headed bird with baby blue body and black poker dots on the body
by: cajun

was hunting and never seen this bird before in my life and i been hunting for forty years

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