What is this?

by Dylan
(Deland Fl.)


This bird is in my backyard and it wont move it just sits there.

Comments for What is this?

Click here to add your own comments

Aug 20, 2011
re:bird id
by: Anonymous

I think it's a swallow tail kite, which are a threatened species, if you think it is injured try calling your local branch of Fl game and wildlife, they can refer you to a raptor handler in your area.

Aug 18, 2011
kite
by: jason

It appears to have a curved bill so not a pigeon I would say. No webbing on feet also they appear to be talons therefore not a gull I don't believe. I think based on my assumption that it is a bird of prey and it's coloration and your location I believe it is a swallow-tailed kite. It is truly a beautiful bird I am concerned that it does not move. I hope it is okay.


Swallow-tailed kite

Aug 17, 2011
Gull?
by: Susan

Looks like a gull of some sort.

Aug 17, 2011
PIGEON?
by: Anonymous

It looks like a pigeon?

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. TN bird

    Feb 24, 17 08:25 PM

    I saw a pair of birds today, but did not recognize them. I did not have a camera. the upper part of their body was black and their breast/underpants were

    Read More

  2. Huge Black Bird

    Feb 23, 17 10:48 AM

    It's about the size of a wild female turkey. Is solid black with a straight, non-curved bill that is grayish black. Its underneath feathers (not tail

    Read More

  3. Paula

    Feb 21, 17 10:15 PM

    I have 2 white mourning doves. I think both are females. I get 4. Eggs per month. They do not build nests the just set on highest perch and drop an egg

    Read More