Please help identify a solid grey, crested bird?

by Catherine
(Georgia)

I saw a pair of light grey birds building a nest at the top of a satellite dish pole. The male (?) has a crest and has a body that is shaped similar to a cardinal or blue jay. I didn't get a great look at them and was not able to take their picture, but I think they have a dark grey stripe on them.

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Mar 14, 2013
Phainopepla NEW
by: Scott

I bet it might be a Phainopepla. I've got a pair in my backyard right now. They look like really sleek, svelte little grey jays.

Dec 26, 2012
Grey crested bird
by: Anonymous

Seeing of flock of them right now, here in shoreline Connecticut I think they are juvenile or female bluejays. It's a cloudy day so maybe blue coloring not so bright

Apr 26, 2012
grey w/crest
by: Anonymous

If the birds were small and you were in Southern California, I might suggest Plain Titmouse.

Apr 22, 2012
grey crested bird
by: Karen

Could you birds be Titmouses?

Apr 10, 2012
Waxwing?
by: Susan

I'm wondering if it might have been a Cedar Waxwing.

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