What is this bird?

by Louise

I live on common land in Gloucestershire and these birds hide in the grass and then fly of as you approach. They kind of swoop and then flutter, swoop then flutter. They walk rather than hop. They seemed to be pecking the ground. They're are several together. They are light brown and look thrush like? What are they please?

Comments for What is this bird?

Click here to add your own comments

Mar 18, 2016
what bird is this? NEW
by: Brook

Hi Louise, I'm sorry no one has answered. I'm guessing because no one knows what they are. Most of us also live in the states and we aren't familiar with the birds you may have. Many different birds fly like the ones you are seeing and many of these walk rather than hop. If you have any wildlife centers or Audubon they may be able to give you some idea.

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. Another unknown bird in my yard

    Mar 22, 18 12:59 PM

    The other day I had about 8 kinds of birds eating at my 2 feeder. There were about 4 that I did not know their names and only got pictures of 2. Can

    Read More

  2. Name of this bire

    Mar 22, 18 12:56 PM

    Another unknown bird at my bird feeder?

    Read More

  3. Bird with orange head and black and white wings

    Mar 22, 18 12:55 PM

    I had one on my deck it is such pretty bird I never seen one before I couldn't get a picture of it

    Read More