Not sure


I found this small bird sitting in the middle of a parking spot. Olive green on the outer part and yellow belly.It allowed me to pick it up. It seemed in shock at the time but as soon as I got it home,I put it an extra bird cage I had and it just sat there. I don't know what it eats or if I should even keep it. I was a little worried because the temperature just dropped to the 50's and I think this was causing it to not move. I didn't want a cat or grackle to come and eat it. It has started to fly on the bottom of the cage and sing a little. I am located in South Texas (Corpus Christi)

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Oct 03, 2016
sweet little thing
by: margaret

Oct 3rd
I found that exact bird in a parking lot today near the fox river in green bay wisconsin. My comments don't vary from anyone elses. The sweet little thing. Is it someone's pet?

Nov 08, 2013
your bird is a migrant heading south
by: Anonymous

This bird is migrating south and got stuck. they live along stream valleys. I have seen groups of them migrating along ROck Creek park heading south and they get disoriented easily. I think it is a hooded warbler. Put it back in a south facing stream valley park for further migration

Oct 05, 2013
Not sure
by: Wendy

It looks like a female Painted Bunting

Feb 26, 2013
Hooded Warbler?
by: Anonymous

I found a dead bird exactly like yours in Washington DC in the fall. (migrating south I bet). I think it is a hooded warbler.

Feb 26, 2013
Common Yellowthroat female
by: GaryE

Looks like a common yellowthroat female to me.

check out http://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/common_yellowthroat/id

Sep 27, 2012
What is this Olive Bird with yellow belly>?
by: Anonymous

I found a dead bird exactly like yours next to a building at Rock Creek Park in Washington DC on September 19. I am trying to figure out what he/she is. Its quite sad.

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