Orange breasted brown bird

There are thousands in the trees around my house in SC. They Are very messy and continually fly from tree to tree when they hear noises but will not go away. Making a very big mess all over the neighborhood. Any help?

Comments for Orange breasted brown bird

Click here to add your own comments

Mar 08, 2013
Similar to a Robin? NEW
by: GaryE

From the physical description alone my first guess was an American Robin ( http://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/American_Robin/id ). The behavior does not sound like a Robin though because they are mainly ground feeders and they do not spend a lot of time in trees and they usually do not appear in the hundreds usually 4 or 10 or so max usually only in pairs. So I doubt they are robins.

So the only thing I can suggest is to look at that website and scroll down and have a look at similar species. The other obvious match might be an orchard Oriole but only the males have an orange breast so I doubt it is that.

Good luck and let us know if you figure it out!

Gary

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. Red breast, long neck

    Apr 24, 17 03:22 PM

    I just saw a bird with a robin-red breast but a much longer neck and a longer and much more narrow beak. Any ideas? I live in Oregon, Northwestern Oregon.

    Read More

  2. Another woodpecker?

    Apr 24, 17 03:21 PM

    Black bird with scant white spots on lower body and very distinct red spot on upper chest

    Read More

  3. It is the beak color that has made ID difficult

    Apr 24, 17 03:20 PM

    Tourquoise bird, cardinal size and similar wing pattern and has a beige beak. Except for the beak color, looks like a Indigo Bunting. Is this a juvie??

    Read More