Morning visitor

by Lisa
(Chicago, IL)

I live in Chicago. Each morning a bird lands on the evergreen outside my window. It is round, grey and has an orange beak and mohawk. It looks like an oversized finch. Any ideas?

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Apr 17, 2013
mORNING VISITOR NEW
by: Anonymous

SOUNDS LIKE A CEDAR WAXWING TO ME

Apr 17, 2013
Lisa Chicago NEW
by: Anonymous

Sounds like a cedar Waxwing to me

Apr 17, 2013
Morning visitor NEW
by: Amy Indiana

Without seeing it it sounds like it could be a female cardinal. Their beaks are brillantly orange . Google a picture and see if it is a female cardinal. Let me know!

Apr 17, 2013
morning NEW
by: Lisa

It is larger than a sparrow. I have not seen any red feathers. I have a camera next to my bed now to try to get a picture.

Apr 17, 2013
Morning vuisitor NEW
by: Amy Indiana

how big? Robin size? sparrow size? Any hint of red?

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