Mystery bird in eastern Massachusetts

by Muriel
(Massachusetts)

I just saw a bird from the back only. It was the size of a robin and was with a few robins in my backyard. It was a gray and tan color like a tabby cat. It had a red ring at the base of the neck between the neck and back. Sorry no photo.

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Sep 17, 2013
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by: Judy -Seattle

I'm fairly sure that your mystery bird is a Yellow Shafted Northern Flicker. In the Seattle area we have Red Shafted Flickers. I was watching one today eating ash berries with the robins.

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