Mysterious Bird at Bird Feeder

I am sorry I do not have a picture of this bird. It is approximately the size of a grackle (possibly a little larger), it had a white tail, white ring around its neck and white on its chest. The rest of the bird appeared to be black. Its beak reminded be of a a cardinal's only it was dark and appeared to be longer. Can you help me? I live in Wisconsin and have never observed a bird like this before.


Thank you!

Comments for Mysterious Bird at Bird Feeder

Click here to add your own comments

Aug 13, 2012
I saw one today at my feeder NEW
by: Anonymous

I live in Grayslake, IL and saw one at my feeder today.

Jul 12, 2010
Nutcracker?
by: Anonymous

The white tail makes me think it could be a Clark's Nutcracker.
Not sure they visit Wisconsin, though.
Susan

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. dark hark

    Jan 17, 18 09:40 AM

    Seen in Lake Whitney State Park Texas. We have many hawks here, especially Red-tailed. Wasn't sure if this is a dark morph red-tail, Harris's or something

    Read More

  2. Small black bird with white stripes on face and long feathered tail which sings a beautiful song

    Jan 13, 18 11:30 AM

    Small black bird with white stripes on face and long feathered tail which sings a beautiful song seen in Mumbai

    Read More

  3. Linda

    Jan 11, 18 10:32 PM

    Can you help me identify a bird I saw last week that I've not seen before? It was eating berries in a dogwood tree in North Central Washington state.

    Read More