New Visitor to my feeder

by Marian Gray
(Bryant, AR)

My indoor cat perches are set up to watch the feeders.....today I glimpsed a bird with a different sort of beak...beautiful rose colored "bib" and white spots in its wings....research proved it to be a Rose Breasted Grosbeak


He joined the cardinals and indigo buntings at the sunflower seed feeder and on the ground underneath. He once attempted to "bully" a male cardinal away from his area.

Such a treat to see this beautiful bird here in Arkansas..I will watch for the female.

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Apr 28, 2012
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Rose Breasted Grosbeak
by: Chela

Just saw one of these on my birdbath and then feeder the other day-- first one to visit my yard (that I've seen). What a beautiful bird! (We are in Northern KY.)

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Grosbeak
by: Bettie W,Mississippi

Congratulations pn seeing this beautiful bird. we have them drop by from time to time,but I have never been able to spy the female knowingly

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