what is this bird?

by Marcia
(Chicago, IL, USA)

On our vertical sunflower seed feeder

outside Chicago, IL
robin-sized, plump, with short tail
dark brown back and head, black belly, sides and chest with white dots
long beak
pink legs and feet

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Dec 14, 2013
Starling NEW
by: Judy-Seattle

It's a common Starling. They often are in large flocks and can be a nuisance at the feeders.

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