Sunflower leaf eating birds

by Marilyn
(Spanish Springs, Nevada, USA)

We have several sunflowers in our backyard. Everyday four or more small white breasted dark gray backed birds come and feast on the leaves of the plants. What kind of birds are they? We do not have a picture, sorry.

Comments for Sunflower leaf eating birds

Click here to add your own comments

Jul 16, 2017
Leaf eating birds
by: Anonymous

I live in Phoenix and small gray birds with lighter gray breasts, smaller than English sparrows eat my garden leaves. They stripped curcubits,greens,rose bush but not egg plant leaves from my shade garden.

Sep 03, 2014
sunflower leaf eating birds
by: Brook

Hi, have these birds been with you all summer or do you think they are migrating South? Can you compare their size to that of a Robin? Is there anything else you can think of telling us that might help?

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. Small black bird with white stripes on face and long feathered tail which sings a beautiful song

    Jan 13, 18 11:30 AM

    Small black bird with white stripes on face and long feathered tail which sings a beautiful song seen in Mumbai

    Read More

  2. Linda

    Jan 11, 18 10:32 PM

    Can you help me identify a bird I saw last week that I've not seen before? It was eating berries in a dogwood tree in North Central Washington state.

    Read More

  3. What Bird

    Jan 08, 18 06:32 PM

    Large brown bird, long beak, rust brown with streaks on the breast. At my feeder in the snow in southeastern (Virginia Beach) Virginia.

    Read More