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.

Comments for New Bird at the Feeder

Click here to add your own comments

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.

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. white bird

    Jan 18, 17 03:08 PM

    long thin legs white heavy looking

    Read More

  2. New Jersey Backyard

    Jan 11, 17 10:20 AM

    Woke up yesterday morning to find a group of about a dozen of these large-breasted birds with proportionately small heads and a long tail. Suburban Southern

    Read More

  3. L Spence

    Dec 31, 16 08:25 PM

    I live near Albany, New York and I was wondering why these past 2 years we haven't seen any cardinals. Is it because the winters have been to mild. The

    Read More