what is it?

by Rebecca
(NC)

i have no clue and i really want to find out. i have a photo

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Feb 22, 2013
Looks like a commercial photograph NEW
by: GaryE

Well I thought that bird looked familiar but I could not find it in any of my bird books . . . so I tried the next best thing . . . google search by image.

It seems that this is a picture from a famous photographer named John Soong from Taiwan. But I am less than certain. I found the exact same photograph here: http://www.mumbairock.com/profiles/blogs/colorfull-birds

Which led me to another picture of the same bird which I found here: http://fuckyeahbeautifulbirds.tumblr.com/ where the picture is attributed to John Soong from Taiwan.

So I do not know what is going on but it seems it is an Asian bird and not native to North American from what little I have been able to find.

So if you saw it in your backyard either you saw a released pet Asian bird in North Carolina or Mr. Soong saw a released pet North American bird in Taiwan. LOL

I know it is not be exactly the help you are looking for but this info might help.

The bottom line is that I would try to find an Asian bird site or Asian bird book and go from there.

Aug 09, 2012
Beautiful little bird
by: Anonymous

Looks like it might be in the same family as the
Boreal Chickadee.

Aug 08, 2012
Wow
by: Anonymous

What a beautiful bird! Hope someone can identify it for you. Would love to know also!

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