Mystery bird in PA Dauphin County

by Unixdan
(East Hanover Twp, Dauphin Co, PA)

This bird was about the size of a robin, Seen in a grassy area. Would fly down from a near by tree and hover over the grass, hunting. It was grey on its back and white under the wings, throat and on the belly. Its tail was fanned and broad with a white stripe just up from the bottom of the tail. I was unable to get close for more detail, nor did I hear a song. I thought it was some sort of fly-catcher but the tail doesn't seem to fit.

Click here to post 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. Bird nesting in our yard

    Mar 23, 17 09:07 PM

    This tiny bird was one of a pair we discovered in a nest in our avocado tree. Unfortunately its partner died. The bird is very small, maybe 3 inches long,

    Read More

  2. Tiny bird.

    Mar 22, 17 12:12 PM

    it is very tiny, brownish it is not a nuthatch it is smaller, it pecks on dead trees like a woodpecker, I am in SC

    Read More

  3. No Idea What Bird Is

    Mar 19, 17 11:15 AM

    It was small and on my magnolia tree in around September. Was here only that one time.

    Read More