New Bird at the Feeder

by M. Medeiros
(St. Louis, Mo.)


For three days this bird used our feeder. We live in the St. Louis, Missouri area. Have not been able to identify. Would appreciate any help. My wife thinks it is a pet that got free.

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Jun 09, 2011
Looks like
by: Anonymous

some kind of magpie. Possibly a female or immature of either sex. Hard to see but that's my guess. They're fun little thieves!


Whoops... may also be a gray jay. Again, hard to tell from the picture but the light/darks on the bird are obvious. I'd look both those up and decide for yourself. If you go to Cornell's site they have really great similar birds you can compare to what you've seen.

Jun 09, 2011
Looks like
by: Anonymous

some kind of magpie. Possibly a female or immature of either sex. Hard to see but that's my guess. They're fun little thieves!

May 26, 2011
Bird ID help
by: Anonymous

I am thinking it's an escapee that got free. It looks unusual to be living there.

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