No Pic - yellow bird

by Molly
(Kentucky)

I am in south central Kentucky and have several feeders with sunflower seeds.

The bird I saw today was:
- larger than the American Goldfinch
- smaller than the Rose Breasted Grosbeak
- black skinny pointed beak
- black eyes
- black feet
- brilliant dark yellow - deeper than male goldfinch
- yellow was on breast back to the vent - no white
- dark wings with 3 white bars
- head was the dark yellow going to olive on top
- no stripes or markings on head

It stayed for some time eating sunflower seeds
I think it is too big to be a warbler
- eating the wrong food to be an oriole

Any help??

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. nestling bird

    Dec 11, 17 07:32 PM

    he or she nestles on top of our front door in the winter months in Phoenix,AZ. It is medium to small in size. It is lighter underneath, but really not

    Read More

  2. Snowbirds!!!

    Dec 10, 17 02:02 PM

    Drinking our morning coffee my boyfriend was looking at his bird feeder and said to me wow what are those birds? I said ohhhh they are snow birds... we

    Read More

  3. Looking for positive ID of this baby bird

    Nov 30, 17 10:40 PM

    Found this one in Popler tree, there were two chicks but one died due to fall. Chick is same size as dove chick but has bright orange pen feathers sprouting

    Read More