looked like a woodpecker

by Maryanne
(Middleburg Hts, Ohio)

I saw 2 birds the other day in my backyard that looked woodpeckers but they had a red triangle on their breast area. They were a little big bigger than a downey woodpecker. I didn't get a picture of them. Does anyone know what they might have been?

Thanks

Comment
Maryanne, check out this page Rose-breasted grosbeak. They have invaded Ohio.

Comments for looked like a woodpecker

Click here to add your own comments

May 11, 2011
looked like a woodpecker
by: Claudia

Maryann, I saw a bird like the one you described. The beak was pointed, not like the one on the grosbeak. The bird also had a black triangle on its back. I thought it looked like a woodpecker also. I am also trying to ID the bird.

May 06, 2011
Yup! That's them.
by: Anonymous

Thanks a lot.

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. Jack

    Feb 22, 18 02:29 PM

    I'm looking to find the breed of this bird. Wee little honey eater bird but a fatty in comparison to overall size. Brisbane north side.

    Read More

  2. What kind of bird did I see today in Austin, Texas?

    Feb 20, 18 07:31 PM

    This bird was sitting in the rain on a fence along the road, just west of Austin, TX. He was big--about 10 inches tall. He had a speckled yellowish breast.

    Read More

  3. 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