Sleeping Beauty

by Patti
(La Marque, tx)


A dark colored very small, long tailed bird bundles up under my porch ceiling only at night. No nest. Tail hangs straight down. Comes at night. Gone in morning.

And.... It happens same time every year. Only one bird. Same spot each night. Never see a head.

Comments for Sleeping Beauty

Click here to add your own comments

Feb 24, 2017
Sleeping Beauty comment NEW
by: mikie Anonymous

My son lives in Longwood Florida & has the exact same experience since he moved into the Longwood house about 4 years ago, same time of year & same spot up high on top of a white pillar support on front porch. Arrives in early evening & leaves first thing in A.M.Dark fluffy feathers, perches backwards with tail hanging down, never seen the head!

Jun 27, 2016
Greetings from Saraland NEW
by: Tamara

We have the same kind of bird here in Saraland, AL. Every summer into the mid fall, this same little guy visits. Does anyone know what this is?
I have looked at this little fellow for several years now and am still scratching my head :)

Nov 01, 2014
similar NEW
by: Joy

My back patio light has a side that is out & every night I have a sparrow go in that enclosure & sleep. I am surprised by the length of time he stays in there & sleeps in the colder nights. I had no idea birds slept that much.

Nov 01, 2014
And... NEW
by: Patti

I have seen similar photos on Google. Wondering what this is!

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. Hawks

    May 25, 17 03:35 PM

    Flies into my backyard and terrifies all the black birds and song birds. Its large, haw-like, silver gray with light tan breast and hawk or Kite like bill.

    Read More

  2. mystery bird

    May 24, 17 06:51 PM

    she or he was small like a pheobe black feathers on the back and a white belly but the head had spiky feathers im unsure what kind it was it flies fast

    Read More

  3. 2017 update on Rose Breasted Grosbeaks on our place

    May 22, 17 01:56 PM

    It has been a couple of years since 'we' reported on the Rose Breasted Grosbeaks at our feeders. Mostly due to having to pull in our bird feeders in April

    Read More