Two strange birds in FL

by Joella
(Conway, MA, USA)

My friend saw two birds in his yard in St. Petersburg, FL he did not get a picture, but described them to me. I am usually able to quickly identify a bird just from the description, but I have to admit I'm stumped. He said they were chestnut brown colored on the head and back, with a yellow chest. He said that the chest had black stripes that were shaped like lightning bolts; the stripes were not straight lines. He also said they were the size of a blue jay. I am truly at a loss as to what these birds could be, unless they are from Mexico, Central or South America. Please help us identify these birds!

Thanks!

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Apr 09, 2015
two strange birds in fl
by: Brook

WOW, They do sound like they could have migrated up or maybe got lost from the flock during migration. I don't know what they would be but I would like to suggest that your friend contact the nearest Audubon Society to report a possible Rare Bird sighting. The may be able to tell him what species they are too.

I live the Pacific Northwest and we having more and more Rare Bird sightings here.

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