What is this bird

by Jeanne
(Arlington, MN)

The bird is about the size of a sparrow. Dark in collar with a white belly and light collar beak. The neck and head are also dark. There is white strip on the side of the tail.

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Apr 14, 2013
What is this bird NEW
by: Jeanne

Could not be the cuckoo or the swift. Note this is in Minnesota. Also there is no white on the neck, only the breast and white strip on sides of tail. Possible white under tail. We're thinking it may be a Dark-eyed Junco.
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Apr 14, 2013
What is this bird NEW
by: Jeanne

Could not be the cuckoo or the swift. Note this is in Minnesota. Also there is no white on the neck, only the breast and white strip on sides of tail. Possible white under tail. We're thinking it may be a Dark-eyed Junco.
Thanks

Apr 13, 2013
Cuckoo or Swift NEW
by: Anonymous

Possibly a Yellow-billed Cuckoo or White-throated Swift.

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