What is this black bird nesting on my terrace?

Terrace nester

Terrace nester

This guy has been working like crazy for 2 weeks building a mansion nest on my metal sculpture of the Brooklyn Bridge which is hanging on my terrace wall. I am located in NYC. Sorry photo not great since photo taken from inside apt with cellphone. Thx! Bird is black with red belly.

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Apr 23, 2013
mécène! NEW
by: Anonymous

Hi, I love your sculpture and so evidently, does the bird - a feathered patron of the arts if ever there was!
Sorry I can't help with the species, I'm across the Atlantic and the description doesn't ring any bells - maybe some kind of robin?
I hope you can co-exist happily until she and he have raised their family.

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