What kind of a bird is this?

by Kelvin Spacey
(Chicago)


What kind of a bird is this? I saw it but I don't really have a name.

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Nov 08, 2016
Large bird seen from vehicle in South Dakota NEW
by: Joanne

Seen while on the interstate in a flyway for birds in South Dakota - this bird had a very large wingspan (in excess of 6-8' I believe hard to tell as all feathers were extended for landing). Seen from below, body and neck were snowy white or very light cream color. Underside of wings and tail and what I could see of the upper was a beautiful medium mottled golden brown. The bird was in process of landing on a telephone pole. I would estimate the size of the bird as equal or greater than that of a hawk. The coloring and patterning reminded me of an owl but I've never heard of nor seen an owl that large. I cannot find anything like this on bird sites...not from below anyway and wonder if climate change brought this bird here out of its normal pathway.

Oct 27, 2016
robin like bird eats berries never seen this type bird before starting seeing in my yard in september NEW
by: maria

A robin like bird never seen in my area north newjersy before eats berries small eyes same colors of a robin what is this bird

Sep 07, 2016
what kind of bird is this? NEW
by: Brook

It's a West African Crowned crane, if you didn't see it in the zoo you need to report it them immediately. A bird like this needs specific care and habitat or it will die.

Sep 06, 2016
I've seen it in the zoo (in Boston, MA) NEW
by: Margaret Mariam

...and I know it is a kind of crane. Did you see this in the wild ? Wow!

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