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

Comments for what is this bird?

Click here to add your own comments

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.

Click here to add your own 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. nestling bird

    Dec 11, 17 07:32 PM

    he or she nestles on top of our front door in the winter months in Phoenix,AZ. It is medium to small in size. It is lighter underneath, but really not

    Read More

  2. Snowbirds!!!

    Dec 10, 17 02:02 PM

    Drinking our morning coffee my boyfriend was looking at his bird feeder and said to me wow what are those birds? I said ohhhh they are snow birds... we

    Read More

  3. Looking for positive ID of this baby bird

    Nov 30, 17 10:40 PM

    Found this one in Popler tree, there were two chicks but one died due to fall. Chick is same size as dove chick but has bright orange pen feathers sprouting

    Read More