long beaked bird in distress

by Donna
(Archdale)



I saw a bird chubby like a dove it was brown in color had some dark spots and the longest beak I have ever seen on a small bird. He was down facing the window I could tell he was in some kind of distress we reached slowly and it jumped up sprouted his back feathers like a turkey, sort of like a pheasant would do, strutted then pooped big time, took off and flew into the glass. We both agreed he had already flown into the glass before we walked by and this time it was to late.My phone can't send pictures I have been wondering about the little bird with the big beak. Thank you.

Comments for long beaked bird in distress

Click here to add your own comments

Feb 16, 2014
long beaked bird in distress NEW
by: Gwen

Check out a "Woodcock" or "Wilson's Snipe".

Feb 16, 2014
long beaked bird in distress NEW
by: Brook

Dear Donna, I would need more information to ID your little bird but I thank you for caring enough to help

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. NH bird size of pigeon

    Apr 22, 18 06:17 PM

    Found pecking at the ground. What stood out the most was its white beak with a horizontAL stripe of yellow. Its body was black and white flecks.

    Read More

  2. My first ever sighhting

    Apr 22, 18 06:16 PM

    We moved last year from Nashville to 20 miles west of the city. Was delighted to have 3 rose breasted grosbeaks at our feeder the other day (Apr 20, 2018)

    Read More

  3. Small perching bird with red/rust breast

    Apr 18, 18 11:42 PM

    The bird I saw perched on a bush branch, facing the walking path is small to very small. Whitish gray belly with pronounced u-shaped reddish breast. I

    Read More