Small Taupe Birds

by Rebecca
(Douglasville, GA)

Mystery Taupe Bird (Back)

Mystery Taupe Bird (Back)

Mystery Taupe Bird (Back) Mystery Taupe Bird (Side)

My husband and I live on a quiet cul-du-sac in a far West suburb of Atlanta. About a week ago, some birds showed up that we'd never seen before. At first glance, they look gray, but upon closer investigation, they are actually taupe. The birds are about 7 inches long, tip of beak to tip of tail, and the tips of their feathers are quite pretty. And they are very brave! When I took these photos, I was just on the other side of the glass door, and the bird was eating seed with FOUR squirrels! :-D We've consulted our "Birds of Georgia" book in both the gray and brown section, and none of the birds are an exact match. Can anyone identify our new friends?

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Jun 05, 2018
small taupe bird NEW
by: Anonymous

Rebecca:
That is a female "black headed cowbird".

May 27, 2018
Rescued baby bird NEW
by: María

On May 13,18 my husband brought me a baby bird that fell from the nest together with another one that did not survived, I love saving birds. I named it Tweety 2 did not have feathers but after ten days he looks like a younger version of your taupe bird, I was looking what bird it is when I saw your pictures. I thought it was a robin but I was wrong.

Feb 20, 2017
Nest NEW
by: Anonymous

How long does it take to hatch eggs

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