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. Orioles in Hampton Roads Virginia?

    Feb 13, 18 09:21 PM

    I live in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. I have bird feeders in my yard and get lots of visitors from a variety of birds. I also have an orange Oriole

    Read More

  2. Possible woodpecker seen today Feb. 11Th 2018

    Feb 11, 18 05:44 PM

    It t was possibly a female woodpecker. Blueish grey on top of head, the rest of the head was light brown/tan. Neck was a wide darck black but bright red

    Read More

  3. Northern Flicker Eastern United States

    Feb 08, 18 12:24 PM

    This winter we've added a heater to our backyard birdbath fountain and it's created a wonderful winter habitat for the wildlife in our backyard. In February

    Read More