Very small earthy browncolored bird also some have balck and white speckled chestst

On a cold (for So. Cal) day with a little rain in mid November i spotted three very small birds that were the shape and size of the captive finches you see in stores? Two were an earthy reddy brown all over but one was an earthy reddy brown on his head, back and wings but had a speckled chest either brown and white or black and white. It was too small for a thrush but I couldn't find it in my bird books. Any idea what it might be?


The closest I found was a winter wren but the pictures weren't 100% convincing.

Click here to post 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 bird the size of a finch or sparrow in Pacific Northwest

    Jun 21, 17 02:11 PM

    this small mostly grey,w.black mask on face and dark blue on top half of wings

    Read More

  2. Orange bird black head

    Jun 21, 17 02:10 PM

    This was an orangey body bird. With a blackhead. It's about the size of a robin. It was singing in the tree and it song was a two tone sound. Low chirp

    Read More

  3. help this bird was huge found in md

    Jun 21, 17 02:09 PM

    Brown white tan and greenish brown tail with long feathers and upset the black birds flying towards h in attack mode this was the first time I ever seen

    Read More