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.

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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?

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