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"There is a pair nesting, however, we are getting rain and I am worried they don't have adequate protection. What can I do or should I stay clear?"

and Shirley from North Carolina answered:

Rain and nesting doves;

"If the mother is sitting on the nest, she will cover the chicks or eggs with her wings. If she is off the nest, try a high cover so as to protect them and not scare the mother. Sometimes, there is nothing you can do but watch and pray. Chicks do drown if not protected. This has been my experience. Good luck."

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Bird of prey 
All grey looked like it was wearing a helmet. In tree at the edge of forest /swamp Puslinch edge of 401 township. Medium size not as bifg as a hawk. Looked …

Bird continually flying into my window from branch 2 feet away 
I have a gray bird flying into windows of my home, a small bathroom window most of the time from a branch about 2 feet away. It also sits on the ledge …

east tennessee looks like a kiwi 
Bird is largish, has coloring of a female duck, spiky beak, and seems to prefer to run than to fly.

What sort of pigeon is this? 
It looks like a pigeon is completely white with a beige brown back and center of the tail. Has short feather on its feet (stockings). And a little extra …

Help Identify 
This bird came into the house through an open door. I have never seen one like this. He was black with beautiful bright orange accents on his wings and …

Immature flicker? 
This bird appeared at our suet feeder this fall and stayed for about 15 minutes. Can you identify it for me?

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

Small brown bird with a very distinct sound, sparrow? 
Small bird with a really nice sound, bird house only has a small whole. Birds location is around Chicago Illinois. Picture taken middle of August

Brown bird with crest 
I am in a chicago suburb. Today i saw a brownish tan bird in my backyard. it had a very distinctive crest. at first i thought maybe a female cardinal but …

Dark bird with black spiky head that looks like a pointed cap 
I see small flocks of these birds in the Pasadena area. They have white throats and rosey coloring under the tail.

Calgary Garden bird 
About 8-10 inches tall. Brown feathers 3/4 inch bill Most distinctive feature was the tail feathers that were like yellow fingers splayed.

Early morning Lake Bird East Tennessee 
I am hearing 7-10 calls in the distance, equally spaced apart. Sounds like Oh Oh Oh Oh.....then a 5 second pause, and repeats. When I first heard thought …

Fledgling-gray on top white breast and quite fluffy in Mississippi 
For 2 days I've been hearing what sounded to me like a turkey hen in the distance. This morning while I was out with my dogs, I heard it in my front yard …

Jackie 
These birds are nesting in a friends yard and we have never seen birds like this before. We cannot find any pictures of them on line either. Are you able …

can you tell me what type of bird this is please 
i found it in my yard at the foot of my porch. it is a fresh hatchling about as big as a man's hand.it has a really odd shaped beak and no feathers hardly …

a Flash of Pink 
Bird seen outside window, feeding off the ground, long beak, darkish, brownish body, BRIGHT PINK splash on back of neck... and a long narrow school bus …

yelow-bellied bird pair in Durango CO 
I thought they were Cedar Waxwings at first, but too many missing features. Pale yellow belly, gray top and wings, male and female appear identical …

this bird visited at the same time last year-Dallas, TX 
I live in North Dallas, TX. Last year on July 3rd, this bird landed in our backyard and came up onto the porch. I only saw it that once. Then on June 26th …

San Diego 
Stripes on its head, white color around the neck. Seems to enjoy sun flower seeds.

Glen Eich 
This picture was taken today (6/24/2016) in Phillipsburg, Kansas. Can someone help me identify this bird?

Toni 
I'm in middle Georgia. First time to see this bird. Larger than our painted bunting. He had solid peach breast ,wings and head seemed brownish, there was …

Ottawa, Ontario  
Almost all white bird with pinkish feet, short beak

Water bird  
This bird was on the other side of the Charles River, in Dedham MA. The sunlight was especially bright as it was setting, reflecting off the water on to …

Small Bird 
This bird is small and grey. It has a black stripe on its head and a red beak.

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big yellow bird 
I have a yellow bird,bigger than a robin, it has a dark head and two white patches on its wings trimmed in black and a dark tail,and a light coloured stubby …

Spotted in Phoenix AZ 
Curious as to what this bird is. I originally thought that the hair coming out the back of it's head was fishing line or some other debris, but viewing …

White bird unknown in texas 
I do not have a photo becuase it was a split 4 second moment. I was sitting in the car looking at some tall grass while singing a song to myself. There …

Bigger Ohio Dove or Predator? 
Have had doves as pets before, and... in morning doves in the yard as 'wild animals'. Saw this bird today, clearly, just for a split-second after flying …

Small solid colored dark brown on top and solid lighter brown underneath. Very chatty bird. 
Hello, we put up a birdhouse in a crabapple tree in our front yard, mostly for decoration, not thinking any birds would nest in it because it is only about …

Lisa in San Jose 
It was dusk and I heard an unfamiliar bird calling. When I looked out the door at first I did not see anything, then I noticed what I first thought was …

Las Vegas bird 
Has black rings around the neck,fans his tail feathers, and makes a loud warbling sound...Was seen in a cemetary in Las Vegas

What bird makes this deep gutteral clucking/clicking/knocking sound and no, it is not a woodpecker 
I live in southeast Georgia. I repeatedly hear a bird that makes a deep clicking/clucking sound that is very steady and true - a distinct pattern. Not …

Help ! What bird makes this call? 
Hello, I live in Davis Cal. and every morning and evening I hear a bird. It sounds like "Hey Birdie" It only sings it 2 or so times. I can never get …

What kind of birds 
The pair of birds come sleep on my back porch every night. It looks like a male and female. Dark feathers light chest with a little reddish under neck. …

San Antonio, TX stranger 
This bird showed up a few days ago. First season to see him/ her, and I've lived here my entire life albeit not always bird watching. The bird is white, …

help me identify my nesting backyard duck! and advice 
She is brown speckled, dark thin stripe through eye, dark beak. I see a bit of lighter/whiter feathers around her tail. To me she best matches female …

what is the name of this bird? 
Brownish with rust colored neck/breast area, 2" pointed beak, face looks kinda like a vulture, size of a quail. Saw this bird sitting/feeding beside water …

Bird in Hawaii 
This bird appeared on my camera card without me noticing, as I was still focusing on the Red-headed Cardinal that was just perched on the same chair. …

Identiy a larger bird who make strange sound 
It's bigger than a common pigeon, it is grey with white tail tips. I wasn't able to good look so I can't tell you about the head or wing coloring. It baffles …

Lost My Greenwing Macaw 
I free fly this bird. She's been my constant companion for 17 years. She was lost near the duck pond park at Lakeside Parkway and Ingram on Saturday …

Sparrow sized gray bird with crest in Northern Indiana 
2 of these birds perched on my balcony rails in April. They have a gray crest, white chest and belly, yellow - buff color side-lower belly, beak is short …

photo taken in Rolla Missouri, April 12th.  
I am not sure what sparrow it is, please help to identity it, thanks!

photo taken in Rolla Missouri, April 7th.  
I saw this bird by a lake in Rolla, Missouri this morning. Please help to indentify it, thanks.

photo taken in Rolla Missouri, April 4th.  
Please help to indentify this bird, photo taken this morning, in Rolla, Missouri. Thanks!

ron 
spotted this bird 3 or 4 times now, tried to get closer to take photo but the two I have downloaded are the best I have got. can anyone tell me what it …

blue neck 
It had black on its head and body but on its neck it had blue?

Bird Friend 
I have had the same bird come to my house everyday for the past 3 months. It didn't migrate for winter (live in Chicago). He returns every night or when …

Regal looking,maybe an eagle? 
This morning I was sitting at my window add I do everyday when I saw this large bird about two blocks away. It was gliding directly above the homes, heading …

Please help  
My friend said this bird flew into her window and she hasn't seen this bird and I'm not familiar with it either but she said it has a freckled belly and …

bright blue (almost turquoise) stripe along edges of wings  
Smallish, and mostly very light brown/sandy or fawn-coloured bird. About the same size as a large pigeon, and a similar shape - possibly the tail was …

Big fat brown and white 
Sorry I don't have a photo. I didn't think to take one. I spotted a bird fly into my backyard, and then I started noticing more and more until I counted …

Window knocking bird  
Here is another picture. Belly much whiter than it looks in this picture. black head including all the eye Brown wings. Keeps flying to the window and …

California Living 
Loud early in the morning.

Julie 
Size of a cat. Fawny colour with brown stripes, hooked beak. Fan tail. It had large blackbird in its talons, which it was pummelling with both talons on …

Bird food in Bulk 
Just a question this time. Is there some place I can buy wild bird food in bulk with delivery? I go through 80 pounds a month. It is expensive in 20 …

Window knocking bird 
He is bigger than a sparrow. Has a 2 note song that alternates high and then low on the 2 note. He has a black head, white throat and sits on my window …

olive green bird 
seen in dallas/fort worth metroplex winters. About 10cm head to tail. Darker olive green on top.Lighter green botton. No eye markings.

Unknown bird 
Mostly white bird with black on wing. All by itself. Has come to bird feeder since 11/2015

Big chicken like birds in group grey in color 
North Shore of Long Island had a flock of about six grey bird walking around my back Yard pecking the grass in December.

brown bird that is shaped like a junco 
I just noticed a small brown bird at my feeder today. It has a brown body, tan chest and belly, short tail that is held upright and jerks when the bird …

Another Unknow Bird at the Feeder 
I am beginning to sound like a broken record but since I have put up the two feeders I am getting birds I have never seen before. This one was new to …

Bird from Canada 
I was in Whistler BC Canada on Mt Blackcomb when I took this picture. Can someone help me with the name of this bird. Thanks

White & Black Turkeys 
While in Virginia about 2 hours south of Washington DC I saw these turkeys. Do they have a special name. I have never seen this turkey before. Thanks …

Is this bird a kind of Black bird? 
Last to days this bird has been at my feeder.

Small dark color bird, lighter belly, peaked crest, North Texas 
Seen in DFW area in Texas: Small flock of very small birds with dark (looked black to me) body with lighter shade on belly. Looked like head (also …

Grosbeak Tag a long2? 
Sorry, meant to add this photo to my last post. You can see the white bird (?) compared to the Evening Grosbeak on the feeder. They arrived together in …

Another new bird at the feeder 
Since I have put out a bird feeder I am see new birds like this one.

New bird at the feeder 
Since I put up my first bird feeder I am seeing birds I don't remember seeing in my yard before???

Bird spotted in Louisiana 
This bird was spotted in Natchitoches, Louisiana at an Alligator farm, in a marsh-type setting. I can't seem to find pictures of similar birds online. …

Another bird at my feeder 
Another bird without a name

Turkey sized black bird 
While walking the dog on the edge of Exmoor, UK just seen a large black bird, with long neck and long legs, which when startled by the dog ran away. No …

Name of this bird 
I just recently put up my first bird feeder. I have had Blue Jays, Cardinals, Wrens, Doves and this bird.

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Unknown bird 
What kind of bird is this? Don't remember seeing this bird around here before.

Trying to key out a little bird in Easton Massachusetts.. 
This little bird has a white head with black vertical stripes, and has four or so black stripes horizontal on his wings. About the size of a Cedarwaxwing. …

Giant Starling? 
Looks like a giant Starling but much larger. Also has a dark beak.Does anyone know what it is?

white bottom tan in the middle black on top 
The bird has a white stomach, tan in the middle and black on the back. A black beak.

large grey bird, southwester Indiana 
I heard a commotion in a nearby tree, saw many birds that had come to sleep in it, flying out of the tree, as a large, light gray and darker gray bird …

All White Bird 
I have seen an all white bird the size of a Starling ! Anyone else seen that one ? Can't find it in any of my bird books ! I first noticed it on Monday …

Microbiologist need ID of organism part 2 
OK as promised here are some pictures of the bird in the first post...

What Wisconsin song bird is this? Waukesha WI 
charcoal gray body white stomach black bill black eyes Size of a sparrow but longer tail

Owl or Hawk? 
The bird landed on my balcony in the city of Toronto mid-afternoon. It is approx 1 + 1/2 feet high, brown & tan colouring, hooked beak, and huge wing span. …

Wendy 
Black colored birds in trees of the Bed & Bath store parking lot, in Folsom CA. Beautiful sounds! People just stopped and watched and listened. No one …

Microbiologist needs ID of organism- 
Bird found near apartment complex in Silver Spring 10/27/15......I have seen this bird a couple of times as I have arrived home from work. Apparently …

little black bird astoria ny 
Small Shinny black bird astoria ny

What bird is this? 
Bird about the size and shape of a starling, but with dark gray or black upper body, and medium grey belly, russet underneath tail wing next to body. …

another bird in Rolla 
seen in Trails Nature Center, Rolla, MO.

What's like a sparrow but smaller? 
they're very small but similar in coloring to a sparrow. They seem to prefer the seeds on the ground to the feeders. We are in central MA.

photo taken in Rolla Missouri, October 6th 
all these photo were taken in Rolla Misrouri this week. please help to name them, thanks.

Pet or wild? 
This pretty grey with black stripes on back wings with iridescent chest just flew in my backyard . It has a blue/green band around its right foot. Looks …

Gray and yellow red dot on wing 
I saw a flock of gray, yellow breasted, black and white mask and small red dot on wing tip

Tina 
Hi I live beside a river and there is all kinds of trees and shrubs and vines with all different berries so I have a lot of different birds all around …

Identify this baby 
Found in Illinois

May 
Small, long beak with dark tip. Grey-ish top, grey under belly. Black wings, white tips. Tail feathers are brown.

White crest yellow breast 
We saw this bird yesterday that we hadn't seen before. It had a very full white crest looked a little like a bisicle helmet in shape and a very yellow …

Chicken size predator bird 
This one is the size of a full grown rooster. I thought what it was until it tuned and I saw the head profile. Hunting around on the ground just like a …

Tiny hummer that looks like a bee 
last spring, when my azaleas were in full bloom, and the bees out in full force, I noticed a different "bee". After looking carefully I saw that it had …

recognize this fledgling found in MN 
Can you identify this bird? It has two big stripes on both wings and a reddish/tan chest. He was very small. About 4 inches tall.

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Cutr bird in Alberta Canada 
Small brown bird with black v on chest.

Smallest t bird we have ever seen  
My wife has seen a song bird about one inch long very tiny, smaller than a prune it is Creamy beige and a green/yellow hue in color. They come back each …

Tiny Gray Birds 
About mid-morning a group of tiny gray birds come through our cedar trees feeding upside down. They stay a very few minutes, then move on. They are 2 …

Indiana bird 
It is large like an eagle but has a full white head and full white chest and belly just trying to figure what kind of bird it is thank you

what kind of bird is this? 
Sitting on my roof in Alliston Ontario Canada Green on head and back white throat and underbody

unknown gray bird 
I saw new bird today by my feeder that I can't identify in my book. It was gray like a cat bird, had a beak like a woodpecker, was about the size of those …

large pigeon or dove-like bird, light in color, sounds like a hawk 
There is a pair of birds that rest in high trees around our house in San Diego county. They're the size of a pigeon, but look more like doves; they're …

Southern middle Tennessee 
Thinking a may be a juvenile of a hawk like bird but not sure. Black eye stripe,also looks like it has hook like beak. Not sure what it is, looked at …

Bird call 
I cannot see it but hear a bird on one of our pine trees. The call sounds like a cross between a duck and a very creaky door or wheel. We are on the beach …

What kind of Bird? 
I saw this bird in a tree of my summer home in Brewster, MA, yesterday. Can anyone please tell me what kind of bird it is? Thanks.

Bright orange chest and beak in Dallas, Texas 
Yesterday there were several young cardinals around my seed feeder in my backyard. There was one, that really caught my eye. He was black or brown on his …

Cone-billed brownish orange bird in Central Illinois 
I can't find this bird in any books or online. It is a small (3-5 inches bird with a black cone bill, black eyes and almost no tail to speak of. It has …

Help 
I saw this bird on the way to school and I was wondering what type it was. It didn't say anything but didn't peck or try to get away. I think it was injured …

Bird found on beach 
My grandmother found a little bird on the beach, on the sand, beind a rock. It looks like a baby and cannot fly and looks like it can barely walk. It doesn't …

woodland bird 
bird in fairfax VA in wooded edge of yard. On a decayed log. had a chipmunk-like stripe across eye area to back. brownish grey, with light underside. Back …

Anonymous 
This bird is very loud, sounds kind of nasally. I believe it may belong to the parrot family, as it is always trying to speak human. We live in the city, …

Birds in Houghton Lake, MI  
The birds (thinking one male and one female) were about the size of a dove. The make had a red head with a white body and black wings. The female had a …

Cinnamon buff all over 
What is this buff/cinnamon bird about the size of a robin that visited my water fountain on 4 Aug 2015? It appeared to have no obvious markings above …

Thin, tiny, skinny bird... 
Hello! I've lived here 17 years in Phoenix, AZ, and I suddenly have this tiny, very thin, gray little bird coming to my bird bath. It's not a cactus …

Screeching brown/ grey/ white bird aggressive towards birds 
There are about 6 of these birds around our home in Northern MI. We are on the water. They sit perched and attack other birds only to leave them 1/2 eaten …

White beauty 
What kind of bird is this has tag on right foot

black,white and red bird 
small black bird (shaped like the junco)deep black, white belly with vibrant red on it's sides. when searching for seed on the ground, uses it's feet to …

Little brown bird in Florida 
I was hiking on St George Island off the Florida Gulf Coast, primarily taking pictures. I have identified every image I took except this one bird. Not …

Masked stranger 
She doesn't fly, just showed up and started hanging out with our chickens yesterday.

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orphon baby  
help i had a nest on my light on porch well i came out and a snake had got hold of the nest so long story short i have one dead snake and one baby bird …

Brown bird with black head 
I'm sorry, it flew away before I could get a picture. I live in central Kansas, and a few days ago I was standing at my kitchen sink watching my bird feeder, …

Help! What type of baby bird is this? 
My dog found it yesterday and brought it to Me. I couldn't find the best so I have been feeding it since Connecticut laws allow us to do so. It is on a …

What bird is this??? 
So my friend found this in her yard and asked if I would take over caring for it. What kind of bird is this? It's pretty cool looking. would be nice to …

What is this? 
We live in northwest Indiana and there were two of these birds right outside our back door. They reminded us of a kiwi but we have no clue.

It flew into my boyfriends truck! 
She looks like a mini cockatiel she is green and blue and red and like a dark purple/grey color

Help 
Brown, long pointy beak.

Uostate NY bird 
This bird had dark blue colors with white breast. It is aggressive & chases our bluebirds around. It flies with more of a glide and "divebombs" people …

very loud small brown bird 
Small brown birds (pair) about size of a finch or small wren in champaign illinois. Medium brown feathers, no distingushing marks noted but black line …

Roger 
North central Florida location June 4 2015 in backyard setting in a small town. What is this one, we can't find it online anywhere.

Noisy little guy 
Noisy little guy. He has a white stripe across his wings grayish color with the long skinny beak. He will sing from 5am to about 9am. I have pic of him …

fedupsearchingbooks 
I have seen this bird twice both times near streams and fields. Black bird with white bar across the fan of its tail feathers. About 8 inches. V like an …

Wren? Finch? Thoughts? (Massachusetts) 
A pair of small, adorable, chatty birds started building a nest in a birdhouse the day after we placed it. They spent an entire day working on it & 3 …

Odd little bird 
Have never had a bird like this in my backyard. Doesn't mind being around the mourning doves,Eurasian doves or the house finches on the feeders. He stayed …

unknown bird 
Baby bird found in San Leon TX after storm nest on ground. Can anyone identify it?

Back yard bird 
I saw this robin-sized bird in our northern Illinois backyard feeder area on 5/24/15. It was walking on the ground, tried to hide in some low vegetation …

blue birds with orange chest  
These birds make nests out of mud on my porch . I've placed jars of ammonia in the corners this year to deter them Now it seems like they're trying to …

Chrome yellow bird with black throat and black beak 
On telephone wire in wooded residential area of Walnut Creek, CA. Head and body are bright chrome yellow (very vibrant warm color); throat has a large …

Hatchlings on the roof 
A friend in Mexico found these hatchlings on her roof. Can anybody tell me what type of bird are they?

Black and white bird 
This bird has a black back, with white under it's wings, and some white nears it's head and on it's breast.. It made a nest by pecking a hole in a dead …

bird watcher Olivia  
Light blue on head and wings with white belly and long black streak over eye. (not a blue jay or Steller jay) Seen in the front yard of a house in …

Anyone know? 
This bird was found by a friend in Upstate NY. Any ideas of what kind it is?

What kind of bird is this 
This bird showed up about 3 weeks ago. I assumed that it was a homeing pigeon but from all the images I have seen, I haven't found one like this. Some …

Small fluffy brown bird that chases away black birds 
In the back yard where we have multiple bird feeders, here were 6 small, fluffy, brown birds that were standing guard around the feeders & chasing away …

small turqoise bird 
We are in the Northwoods of Wisconsin. I put birdseed on the railing of our deck so we get all kinds of birds feeding at once. This morning, there is …

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Bird nest 
I found a last years or older bird nest in my yard made of cedar bark and wondered what bird could have made it.

Bird with spots and pink feathers under its wings in Wisconsin 
Found this bird, unfortunately, deceased on our deck after hitting a window. I have never seen one with the beautiful pink feathers under its wings - they …

what were they? 
Found four dead babies under a palm tree in St. Petersburg, FL. What were they? My husband thinks maybe pelicans?

Large Gray Bird 
I live in northern Manitoba and we saw a very large bird that was light gray. This bird was seen during the end of March when it is still cold. The first …

Black bird with gold head 
I'm in east tx & keep seeing this bird. What is it?

North Georgia Bird - What kind? 
I recently moved to north Georgia and I'm seeing all kinds of birds that I've never seen before. I'm thrilled!! I've usually been able to type in a description …

Mr. Curious 
Medium to large, long beak, light brown dotted under belly, a distinct bright red mark on the upper back neck

found freezing in the pool 
This bird was found in a neighbors pool trying to get out. It was very cold but friendly. His body is round like a quail. His beak is kinda short but his …

New Visitor to my Bird Feeder 
Size of a grosbeak, black head and eyes, black tail with white stripe running down the length, white beak, black with white patches on wings. Visiting …

Yellow Bird with Orange Face in Redondo Beach 
this morning I saw two very brightly colored yellow birds in my bottlebrush tree. Both of them had yellow heads and bodies along with black/brown wings …

Red diamond on nape black bow tie 
Red diamond on nape black bow tie, bird was on the lawn in my front yard

Catherine CA 
There two of them trying to feed on the humming bird feeders, before I got the camera one had gone. What is the name of this beautiful bird?

Fuzzy red hair standing straight up??? 
This was in PA, a small bird, light brown body, red in its tail. It had a reddish orange beak. But, the hair in it's head was literally standing straight …

Southwestern Connecticut Visitor - Can't Recognize 
Saw this bird today at my feeder and couldn't ID it. I note the cone shaped beak, sparrow size, whitish throat patch and perching posture. I suspect …

Bird with furry head 
Small grey bird with fur on head like old man

What type of Bird is This? 
This bird i saw on my fence this morning in OKC, he has a red head and breast. But his tail and stomach are a greyish color. Please help me figure out …

who's knocking?  
There are some birds that make a deep, guttural, knocking sound, one calls, the other responds. We live in wet woodlands area, rural. We haven't seen them, …

what is this bird. beak looks like parakeet  
This bird visited our bird feeder. He is brown with blue markings. His beak is somewhat parakeet like. I took this photo through the window but it is …

bird nesting in tree 
Has a fairly long semi-rounded beak, large eyes, and I would guess 12-18 inches from beak to tailfeather. Located in Middle Tennessee.

Type of bird 
The bird was large compared to any other bird I have seen. It made no sound, and had very long legs.

Bird in Turkey 
Saw this bird in my garden this morning. Never seen anything like it before. Long, thin beak, black and white stripes on wings and the feathers on the …

Pigeon related or what? 
larger than a pigeon, gray body, yellow beak with black tip, yellow/orange feet, banded throat (white) which breaks at the sides of the neck but reappears …

Need help with identification 
Had a huge wind storm come through and this baby probably got blown out of the nest. Was still there the next morning so we brought it in since there are …

Raptor? 
Glided for several minutes without moving wings. Hunting. Deer skin in area. I live in eastern Kansas. Have seen golden eagles,bald eagles and vultures …

What is this bird? 
Dull olive brown upper body. coal black wing with one very bright white bar. About 5 inches long. Slim body. No cap.

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What kind of bird is this? 
Saw this little guy this morning - yellow stripe on head. What is this?

unknown bird 
roughly same size as a pigeon, body is fawn/lt brown, white flash to its head and pale blue and white stripe along the edge for its wings

What is this beautiful Hawaiin bird? 
This beautiful bird has been hanging around our lanai in Hanalei Bay, Kauai. What kind of bird is it?

Bird by our pond 
We've see many types of birds at our pond, but this one is new. It's mostly white, has a long orange beak, and a small head.

Injured bird 
He dove down and skidded on his belly, I think a cat got him..he has a (black) spotted tummy, and stripes of bright orange on his wings and under his tail …

Unique sound ! 
I heard him today in the creek off our home. I've never heard this sound before. I finally found him in our oak tree. He was about 6" in size. He appeared …

RED RUMP 
I have been trying to identify a bird that flew through the church at my nieces wedding in July. The wedding was in New York State. It was a smallish …

Not a turkey 
It's the size of a turkey but it has dots. Could it be just some domestic type of turkey that got out?

Red headed-Yellow bodied bird 
I was on the way home from work (5:00 ish) and the wife called to tell me she's seen a bird that has a lush vibrant red head (color of cardinal) with a …

i NEED TO KNOW 
long beak small head long crane like neck ground feeder black all over except for white speckles on back and/or wings

Beauty in my Backyard 
Peach head Yellow tail White chest with black dots

indiana 
Med.size.black head and throat.rust colored sides.white breast.short beak.black back and wings with few white spots.short beak long tail.

Medium-sized (6-8") bird with black body, really dark brown-blackish top feathers 
Perching bird, medium sized (6-8") that initially looked totally black but actually has very dark brown-blackish top feathers with a black body. Seen …

Finch-like bird 
Unable to identify from field guide; size of a goldfinch; has yellow round spot on top of head; when wings lifted, rump is yellow; closest identity seems …

Very Small Green Bird with a Black Bill 
Only one I've ever seen. Includes Texas prairie, cities in North Texas, Indiana woodland and river bottoms and fields, Dakota prairie and badlands and …

Pheasant type bird in my yard 
We have had a larger size bird in our yard that looks like a mix between a pheasant and a large quail. I am not sure if it was someones pet or if its …

tiny bird in Berkeley CA 
Very tiny , slender body with long dark tail at least as long as body and a long slender black beak. Subtle pale-ish beige coloring overall with top of …

what kind of bird looks like this? 
A little brown bird looks like a fat little chipmunk.

Baby California bird 
My daughter found this beautiful baby in a Los Angeles street today. After taking it to a vet, she would like to take it home, if possible. Thanks for …

Office Technician 
The bird was in Sacramento, California. It was a small bird with a head that was all black; its body was round and plump, all white with a small patch …

Is this bird a Junco? 
I put a picture of this bird early and was told it was a Junco. But when I looked up info on a Junco the pictures I found did not look like the bird in …

What is this bird in backyard?  
It is sitting in a tree. Located in Michigan near a lake. It is large, like an owl, but white chested with brown wings. It is very large.

Large woodpecker type bird 
3 times the size of a woodpecker; red cap, brownish body darker brown ring on under neck (could have been all around but couldn't see). pushed aside a …

Is this a wild bird? 
There is a bird in my yard following me and it looks like a parrot of sorts. Is it wild? Thanks!

Another Dec 2012 bird 
My yard has been full of birds lately and this is one of them. Please tell me what it is. Thanks

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DEC 2014 
There were several birds in backyard the other day. Got a good picture of a cardinal and this bird. Can you tell what it is? Thank you

A Snow White Bird 
I saw a Snow White Bird , I'm in Missouri , . Last week we had a light snow , while I was feeding cattle I drove slowly down my lane , and I saw this …

Unidentifiable bird? 
Gray and white, and looks pretty big. Just stared back at me. Looks like a unibrow. Lol.

big tan and white bird with red feet 
I walk outside and it was every calm and it allowed me to touch it and it came up to me and pecked at me foot and it has stayed here for about 1 hour now …

Fat Brown Bird 
We have noticed this bird several times lately, and have never noticed him before here in south Louisiana. He seems to stay alone on the ground and is …

I must be losing it... 
I saw a bird on a deer kill. I was hunting deer in Northwestern Ontario near Kenora a couple weeks ago. Wolfs had killed a deer as it tried to cross a …

Another white headed finch 
This finch was spotted in Western Pa. hanging around with a number of goldfinches.

Steve 
Small, rolly-polly, brown and white with distinctive wing markings, yellow crown

squirrels HELP 
I have been happily watching & feeding birds for years. I feed the black sunflower seed & suet & thistle seed. This summer the squirrels have just taken …

Bird under the lilac bushes 
Saw this bird under lilac bushes, think it was looking for a sparrow snack. Not sure what it is, the temperature was in the 30°F range, perhaps the fact …

Rend Lake in Illinois 
My daughter tooks a picture of these birds while camping and I was wondering what they are. Thanke

More birds on the beach of Panama City Beach FL 
Picture taken while in Panama City Beach Fl. What are these birds. Thank You

Panama City Beach 
Was taking some pictures of the beach when this bird walked by. What is it?

A new visitor to our Snohomish, WA feeder. Who is it? 
About the size of a Goldfinch, gray body with an orange brownish breast, a black cap with a white horizontal stripe and a white throat.

Raptor 
We have had a very large 10-15' wing span fly low over our neighborhood. It is a raptor because of the feathers on the edges of the wing. It is totally …

red mowhawk ed bird in my back yard? 
This bird has the loudest squawk I have ever herd. All I could see was long skinny neck and shaved head gray in color. The bird had a red mowhawk bigger …

offrel1@verizon.net 
grey bird with black "mask" around eyes and a bright yellow stripe at tip of tail.

Miss 
Its a dark blue bird

Bird with weird beak  
there's this bird that comes to our bird feeder with a really weird beak like, the top part of the beak is chopped off, but the bottom part of the beak …

Unknown pigeon ??? 
Photo taken in Lafayette, Indiana September 7,2014 at about 15:00.

jim 
hooked beak white belly with brown below neck black wings black head lives in Yellowstone park Can anyone tell me what bird this is?

Unknown bird. Help! 
Feeds at feeder in my backyard in Kentucky. At first I thought it was a young female Cardinal because there is a little blush color to it but the beak …

BirdMan 
On my porch this morning Can someone tell me what it is?

Trying to ID 
This showed up at my hummingbird feeder in eastern Pennsylvania. I thought it was a woodpecker, but the markings don't exactly match the ones I've researched. …

Rosemary 
We live In North eastern B.C. Canada. I have been watching backyard birds for quite a while, and although not an expert, I can identify quite a few. Two …

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Baby bird found  
Outside our house we've noticed a small bird chirping and wandering around. We waited but it speared alone so we're taking care of him. We are curious …

Help Me Identify this Pigeon-Like Bird 
This guy is about 6-8" tall, just standing in a parking lot in southeast Michigan, just outside the Detroit area. I assumed it was a pigeon of some kind, …

NEED help to identify baby bird 
our neighbor had a nest fall down her chimney this morning. we need help identifying the birds. they have hooked beaks and a very loud squawk. they are …

Thought it was a robin but not 
Fledgling. Dark with white speckles on top. Orange and black breast but has slender back beak. It's about the size of fledgling robin. Cannot find mother …

prettiest bird ever 
light Grey Body black raccoon like stripe over eyes and behind head kind of cardinal like but half the size small red squares on wings small yellow …

Is this a juvenile coal tit? 
This bird joined in at the bird bath with sparrows.

baby bird w/ yellow stripe across tail 
Baby too soon out of the nest. Mother is feeding it.She looks like a brown sparrow or a brown finch. Baby has a yellow stripe across the tail about 1/8 …

hard to ID 
Hi Pacific Northwest friends, Brook here. I have seen this bird for the second year now but only once each year. I don't have a clue. It's head and breast …

Need help identifiying bird 
Don't have photo saw it in iowa,size between a pigeon and crow,brownish tan with black v shaped marks on closed wings,searching for bugs on ground,thin …

Brown feathered yellow beaked bird found in central France. 
Please help us identify the breed of this bird and what it eats

Jackson TN bird 
Can someone tell me the name of this bird. Picture was taken in Jackson TN on July 4th.

tiny brown bird colorado 
not much larger than a hummingbird, maybe 2.5-3" long, brown all over with a little white at the neck, can't really get a good look at the belly. the …

Nocturnal green bird 
Sunday evening - about 11pm, my husband and I heard some birds making a loud whooping noise in the trees near our house in rural East Yorkshire. They …

Quail 
Brown band covering the eyes body is kind of golden tan

name this hawk 
It's pretty big, I think it's some kind of hawk. It's a dark color, with a white under belly with black polka dots. Underneath it's wings has a reddish …

Lime green bird 
It came knocking on my bedroom Window ..just once . It looks yellow in picture but was actually Lyme green almost florescent green ,orange beak an feet …

Jackson TN 
Is this a mocking bird as I was told it was?

Help 
These little babies parent was killed by an animal in my backyard. I was able to save them before it happened to them. I am wondering if y'all can help …

Can you identify this bird please  
It was in my backyard...I would love to know what it is. Thanks!

Not a cardinal, but what? 
never seen anything like this....what is is???/

Who am I? 
This bird is one of a kind on our property, which is in the hills of Becket Massachusetts. We have hundreds of finches of every type and many other birds, …

"fluffy headed" bird 
I saw this bird at Hammonasett State Park on June 28th and am not sure what it is though it looks to have the color of a Sparrow.

Humming Bird Companions 
Just pics of some of the visitors to my recently hung humming bird feeder.

grey/brown bird with red and yellow 
I saw a grey or brown medium sized bird with a red stripe on it's wing. It had a peaked cap like a cardinal, and when it flew it's tail fanned out and …

Seen in a uk back garden 
This bird is about the size of a pigeon. It is a yellow/green colour with red did feathers and a red tail .

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Mystery Bird 
I put up this humming bird feeder a few days ago. The very next day, this beautiful yellow-plumbed creature appeared. He/she returned again yesterday, …

Please Help!!!!!! 
I have been hearing these birds screaming in my chimney for a few weeks now. I opened my chimney's flute tonight and 2 baby birds fell out. Please tell …

Kathy 
The bird is medium to dark brown short pointy beek and in the sun his head and part of his wing looks purple and blue.

rare looking bird 
just the last few days this litle bird about the size of a sparrow as been popping in my garden it is very light biege in color nearly white to creamy …

Small grey and cream bird 
I noticed a new bird visiting our feeding stations, it had a grey upper body and cream underbody probably about 3" long. It almost looked like a small …

BCC Feeding a much larger chick from its nest 
We have a black capped chickadee nest in a plant hangar right outside our bedroom window. The last chick from the nest is the only one we really saw, …

looks like a kiwi 
It was dark like a starling and a dark beak like a kiwi, I live in Dublin pa. Please help figuring out what this is, made the strangest noise too.

orange and yellow bird that beats against my window 
I love in N.C. and we now have a strange orange and yellow bird that will beat against the windows of the house and try to get in. We have lived here for …

Raven like bird with red on the very top of its head? 
I saw what I thought were 3 ravens on the road eating something. They had their heads down. When I approached them in my car I had to slow down before …

Spotted on Kenmore & Berwyn, Chicago. Did not fly away as I got pretty close  
Yellow bill with black wings & back. Under belly is mixture if breen & blue.

What a Mystery? 
When i found this little bird he was in the swampy part of the woods. Very fast in the undergrowth of old trees, looking for food to one branch then to …

Bird spotted in Thailand 
Hi This fellow spotted in Thailand has a black mohawk, brown coat with white chest and black markings - and is orange under the wings! I have googled …

Completely black hummingbird...people say it doesn't exist... 
Earlier today a solid black hummingbird flew into our house...it was really small, even for hummingbird size. It was trying to fly out a window that was …

sparrow cardinal combination 
The bird looks like a sparrow yet has red head and red chest, the rest of bird body is that of a normal everyday sparrow. If a cardinal mates with a sparrow, …

House Bird ? 
Just nested under of terrace roof and has four chicks in Provence, France. What is it ?

What is this bird Provence, France ? 
Just nested with four chicks in our terrace roof:

Bird Identification - Bird in our Backyard 
There was a bird who hit our window. It was lying on the ground, but was still breathing. To keep it safe, away from our cat, we poked holes in a box, …

Weird Partridge??? 
Months ago I was walking across Somerset, UK, when I see this large, strange-looking bird which instantly flies off. Only yesterday was I surfing the web …

NOISY grey bird with white markings on tail, 
This bird i have seen in New York and here in Charlotte, NC Bird is size roughly of blue jay. Has grey body and distinct white markings on tail. Sc reeches …

Turquoise bird what is it. 
Bird in mid michigan near reed city. I see it by the lake we live on. It's the size of a parakeet all turquoise with a little black on wings.

mustangsalli96 
Smaller bird (just a bit larger than a sparrow)seen at our feeder in North central Illinois. Has black/grey wings with white dots on them, white belly, …

What type of bird is this little fellow? 
I live in Virginia Beach. It is a neighborhood with many trees. He was cawing his head off with his beak open looking for food. I fed him a little bread …

Strange bird  
It has a grey pigeon face and neck but the rest of its body was pure white, I under its wings though were bright illuminous pink.

NYC bird 
My sister caught this bird perched in a tree 5 stories up outside her window in NYC. Any ideas?

small green bird with blue wings and sharp beak in coastal sc 
It was a small bird about the size of a finch with a yellow green body and blue wings. it had a sharp beak about 1/2 inch long

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Mr. Ed 
White Headed Robin seen in Murrysville, Pennsylvania (20 miles East of Pittsburgh) since March, 2014. Has been seen collecting nesting materials and feeding …

Orange face with hooked beak.  
These birds fly in v formation similar to geese yet they have pronounced hook beaks. Black in color with grey chest.

Bird on a line 
It has a loud screech sound, long legs and a long beak.

Joseph 
There is a bird I see in my neighborhood in the California inland area they call the inland empire. I've also seen it in San Diego. In San Diego it was …

Waiting for the new Nursery 
We assume this is the female waiting for her man to get the nursery done. Very cute watching them out our kitchen window. He always goes in the with …

Spotted at NC beach 
Does anyone know what kind of birds these are?

Redbills 
I do not know the name of these, even though I see them a lot. Black body, red bill that starts close to the top of the head, then after leaving the …

New bird at the feeder, can anyone identify? 
black head, white belly, stubby beak, red patch on neck... black and white speckled tail and wings. Fearless... does not budge from the feeder when bigger …

Small bird red beak striped chest 
Seen in my garden in UK (England) This little bird was very calm allowing me to get very close. He was eating grass seed Size approx 3 inches Very …

Solid dusky olive green Towhee type body , 
These birds are shaped like the California Towhee.. but are solid dusky olive green all over lighter dusky olive green on chest with darker olive spots …

Bird in my backyard 
Hi, I have a bird in my backyard that mostly sings loudly ALL NIGHT LONG! He is mostly quiet during the day but I just happened to see him for the first …

Egret or heron? 
Bird was seen near alligators in northeast Florida.

What's this bird? 
I'm an avid birdwatcher and budding wildlife photographer in England. I'm only 16, but having photographed nearly 50 species of bird in less than a year, …

A pair of birds in central Texas 
A pair of birds has begun building a nest on top of the ceiling fan base within our covered patio. The location is Central Texas, in the outskirts of Copperas …

tan blue yellow 
Bird is tan yellow and blue and has black around eyes

Beautiful yellow bird 
Bright yellow and sings beautifully... Has a tail similar to wagtail. This bird was in garden last summer and has returned this Easter please someone …

Help 
My daughter was at work and this bird flew into the window. She went check on the bird and found it was disoriented. She put her hand down and the bird …

Small mysterious yellow bird (Might be american goldfinch?) 
Small yellow bird, looks like American Goldfinch but with out the black part on the head and its wings are more tan. It had an orange beak with a black …

Small mysterious yellow bird (Might be american goldfinch?) 
Small yellow bird, looks like American goldfinch but not black wings or head. Has an orange beak with a blackish smudge and orange legs. I've seen it in …

back garden visitor to Middlesex in England 
Single bird about 3-4 inches long (smaller than an english robin), 80% of body is red; remainder is black trim on shoulder, wing edges and tail feathers. …

seaside back garden 
I saw this on the fence in the back garden, it looks like a bird of prey, what is it ??

Strange morning melody 
I live near a zoo so I think the sound is probably coming from there. I don't hear it anymore unfortunately and the zoo didn't answer my message when I …

A New Bird in Our Yard 
We live in eastern San Diego County New bird sighting: black head, gray, thickish, stubby beak, black and white wings, reddish orange body, San Diego …

BEAUTIFUL ORANGE HEAD 
orange head like a helmet on and orange stripe running down his back please help identify

Unknown... albino? 
Saw this near my feeder. Yellow bill and feet, or I'd think it was a house sparrow with partial albinism. Any ideas?

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Colorado Bird with fuzzy red head feathers 
We are watching pine siskins and another bird arrived looking similar to a siskin in body, but looks like he spikes his red head feathers with hair gel. …

Strange bird for Douglassville, PA 
This bird was sitting in my driveway when my husband went to leave around 2pm. It just sat there and made no effort. He called me out and still it …

Charcoal Grey bird feeds with Male Cardinals 
Hello, I am new to birding and I want to know what bird I see every day. Im in Northern Virginia and its winter here. The bird in question is a small …

New visitor 
I've not seen this bird before at our feeder. We live in Indianapolis, Indiana. The bird is small (3-5 in), with an elongated body, long tail feathers …

gray body white face with black around the eyes 
As the title says im in michigan and its really fat ?

Unknown bird 
I saw bird outside my window at work I have never seen before. I am not an expert, just like birds and have a few feeders at home, and one outside my …

Unknown bird 
I saw a bird outside my window at work, that I have not seen before. I am not an expert and just enjoy watching some birds on the few feeders I have at …

what kind of bird? 
Round plump looking bird first time ive seen these outside my house.

Small Blue bird with yellow/white markings 
Small sparrow sized bird with white wing tips and yellow stripe on head and yellow circle on breast

What bird is trhis 
It is huge, with yellow eyes and feet. Big, white chest with brown and white feather in middle of chest

Falcon 
I think it is a Caracara Falcon?

Dying to know!! 
Ive only seen the outline of my mystery bird because its active right after dark...but I think it may be a blue-ish grey. I think its a rather large bird …

Debbie in Waxahachie Tx 
south of Dallas Tx I have been seeing a very pretty silver colored bird with long sleek black strip running down its side can't seem to identify or photograph …

Larger than a Lesser Goldfinch, But Similar in Coloring 
In San Diego, a semi-frequent visitor to the thistle-feeder, at least in the spring. It's early March, and I saw one a week or so ago, and then a different …

bird with a curved beakbeak 
Small brown bird with a curved long beak. Hudson Valley NY

Anyone know what bird this is? Located in southern Michigan 
Can anyone identify this bird located in southern Michigan photo taken 2-27-14

Never seen before bird. 
I live west of San Antonio Texas. For 2 days now, I have seen in my back yard a bird that is about the size of a blue jay. Head is black, top body is …

Are these Birds Tanagers? 
Looking through old files ,I found photos of 2 birds... Undoubtedly when I took the photo I assumed the red one was a cardinal. As I looked back through …

Puzzled in baltimore, maryland 
Looked just like a kiwi but it flew, what on earth was it?

please help I've been researching this bird 
Grayish brown, near water, bigger than a football with RED EYES! In gilbert Arizona, Can't find out on websites for az 's native birds.... anyone know …

Mr. 
A small light gray bird with yellow at the base of its tail only on top of it, seen in Western Branch, of Chesapeake, Virginia.

Mystery Dark Brown Sparrow in Seed Bowl? 
We recently added the Nyjer seeds to the mix. This morning brought an as yet unidentified, robin-sized, sparrow-like bird. A HUGE one that fills out the …

Small brown bird 
The closest I can find in the bird book is Brown Creeper but they show a lot of white in the pictures and this bird seems to have little if any white. …

What kind of bird is this in michigan 
My cousin has this bird in his yard today not sure what it is. I thought young snowy egret but not sure or young American coot check out pic and please …

What kind of bird is this? 
Located in Elkton, Maryland.

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Chickadees drinking hummingbird wtr 
Pacific Northwest here: I put a little extra sugar in the hummingbird water and now the chickadees are drinking. Has anyone experienced this? I wouldn't …

Does anyone know what this little fat bird is? 
This little bird was here in summer and fall but has moved on now that we are in a very cold winter. He...or she...has a beautiful voice.

Large Grey Bird 
I have seen this bird swooping in my yard. What is it?

Found Bird need help identifyng 
We found this bird in our backyard today just sitting there. he doesnt fly away he just walks and jumps. when he jumps he flaps his wings but doesnt fly. …

Dove sized bird with 3" long bill 
This bird is about the size of a dove…it may have been a young bird, and is grayish with darker, almost black on head and wings with white vertical stripes …

Blueish grey bird with red band on nape of neck and yellow underparts 
Found 3 plump birds in my parents' garage attic. They are about the size of a blue jay. Blue/grey in color with yellow belly ,under wings, and under tail. …

Need help Identifying this bird 
I thought this bird was a sparrow, but someone else told me it could be a finch. What do you think?

unknown woodpecker 
I have a woodpecker feeder with many woodpeckers every day. One that I can't ID had a red cap on head a black band across it's eye and a red patch on it's …

Red cutie 
It is small, with a red breast and head and brown body. It's too small to be a robin though... It has a seed beak, short and broad like a D but pointier …

Unknown bird 
Small duck with a white body, gray on top, head is black with a white horizontal stripe an a blue bill.

Unknown bird 
A brown duck with a blue bill. Head is brown and eyes are dark. Back is brown and lower body is grayish.

Unknown bird 
Found at a large pond, low to the water. Appears like a small heron.

Brook 
large flock of 20 that clung to a hanging suet cake, dark gray head, wings and back - light gray under belly and breast - black cone shaped beak with …

what type of bird ? 
my friend has about 50 in her back yard

small brown fuzzy bird perching in corner 
I've seen this for 2 years now...this small fuzzy bird perches in the corner of my front porch, mostly in early winter. He is back now 12/8/13.

Loni Hall 
I took a picture of this bird outside my front door this morning. The bird seems to be nesting under my deck. I have never seen this bird before. I would …

Can you identify these birds? 
A flock of about 30 birds has visited my yard in Southern WI twice in the last month. The most similar bird I can find online is the black-breasted button …

Pat Nixon 
11- 12" got a wild thing going on on top it's head Pecking on door window ANNOYING the dog Pretty mostly white with a black feather here and there over …

tiny yellow bellied bird 
im near the gulf of mexico in the US. this bird just recently laid a nest near my window. i looked all over the web with no identification. this bird is …

? baby goldfinch 
I saw an exact same bird last year. It looks like a baby goldfinch, but with an orange mohawk?

Mr Bill Blakeney 
I im interested in preparing the best food for Florida cranes, and other large Florida wild birds. Wild bird seems too small textured for them for them. …

North Dakota Bird in my Chimney 
I rescued a bird from my chimney. It was about the size of a Robin though leaner. It had a very long black beak, about 1". It was brown with red feathers …

Gorgeous Bird - Unknown Species 
I live in Tidewater, VA on a waterway subsidiary of the Chesapeake Bay. This bird was found at the back of my yard, 20 ft. from the canal on 10-13-2013. …

What kind of bird is this? 
I live in Missouri and captured a photo of a bird with black belly with white spots on it and Tannish/Grey head and body, black spot in front of eye. Brownish/Tan, …

Identity Needed in MD 
Came to work this morning to find this little guy on the concrete outside the entrance. No other birds around (still dark out) and no nearby bushes/trees …

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birds with a black mask cone beak 
Feeding on nyger seed with a sparrow. First sighting. I was indoors and did not hear its voice.

Bird in Evergreen 
Tried to determine the species from several online bird identification websites with no luck - help!

bird that looks like a turkey 
White head with grey body that has black polka dot looking designs on it.

Yellow and Smaller than a Goldfinch 
It happened so fast but it was a beuatiful little yellow thing with what almost seemed blue but it must have been white, white wing bars. I'm not sure. …

What bird is this? 
This bird flew in my backyard and I don't know what kind of bird it is?

What is this bird of prey? 
The photos taken one evening in August in S.W. France. Discussion with friends is mixed as to identity. Please clarify if possible. Thank you

Duck like bird. What is it? 
I came across a couple of duck like birds, mostly black in color with a yellow ring around the eyes. Can't seem to find them anywhere online. This was …

Still wondering what this bird is? 
Need help in identifying this bird that I took a picture of at a rest stop in West Virginia.

Is this a juvenile cardinal! 
Is this a juvenile cardinal?

Is this a juvenile cardinal! 
Is this a juvenile cardinal?

Bird at West Virginia rest area 
On our way to Richmond VA we stopped to have a picnic lunch at a rest area in West Virginia. There were about 12 of these birds in the area. I would …

Hummer or Moth? 
First time I've seen this. Saw it at dusk on my 4 O'clock flowers. One had it's whole head in the bloom, so they are very small. Has the beak of a hummer …

What is this bird? 
This bird was found in the backyard. It does not look like it has a tale and is missing patches of fur.

Dove 
Hello, My cat killed a dove yesterday and it appears that the doves partner is waiting outside for it to return, is this what's happening? It's very …

High Pitched Gobbling Late at Night 
I was sleeping in my bed one night, and a strange shrieking noise woke me up. I went outside, and all I could hear was this very high pitch, almost vibrating, …

Can someone id this red beaked small bird 
this bird appeared at feeder in New York City on 6/26. He is banded. Someone id him as being not a native species. Any help would be appreciated

Bird ID Help 
Can you help identify this bird? Is quite aggressive and is nibbling at our tomatoes and blueberries, located in Louisiana.

Another unknown in my backyard 
Picture was taken sometime earlier and I just found it. As usual I don't know the name & can't find it on line. Thanks you all with helping.

Another unknown backyard bird 
I have been taking a lot of pictures of birds in my backyard. This is just another bird that I would like to know what it is. Thank you

cool looking bird 
what kind of bird has red on just the top of its head, and where the wings are is white with black stripe kind of pattern, and the tail part is black with …

Duck or Swan 
Took this picture of this duck or swan in a near by lake and have been unable to find out what it is and its name

Was it a cuckoo? 
It's Susanne again; today the other birds are leaving the nest, four of them. And they do indeed look completely different from the one that left the nest …

Susanne 
Hi everybody, I have a small bird nesting in a folding chair on my covered porch. The parents have gotten used to us AND our two dogs; they even hop …

Curve-billed Thrasher?? 
These two showed up this morning. They look like curve-billed thrashers but do not have the destinct yellow-orange eyes.

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Suburban Chicago small purple/ red on belly 
Saw this bird in a meadow small wide pointy wings flying about 2-3 feet off the ground very fast , Movement reminded me of a bat. Two note call. Saw o …

Unknown Bird? 
These birds nest in my hanging fern each year. Today I started my 4th photo taking of the nest until they hatch. The pictures are of the these birds. …

Baby Bird found 
I found a baby bird that has grey feathers and a yellow beak. It has a sharp chirp and it was found in the city with little surrounding vegetation.

Can you identify this bird? 
Saw this large bird at Suter Wildlife Refuge in Corpus Christi, TX yesterday. Have no idea what kind of bird this is. Does anyone out there know?

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner... 
This year our loquat tree is packed with the fruit. This AM a flash of color caught my eye through the window. Although various Orioles are common in …

Visitors in my backyard!!! 
I live in a very swampy area and we just planted grass seed (we put oats in our grass seed too so I'm not sure if they're eating the oats or grass seed?). …

Large squawking bird in Minnesota 
This tan-colored bird has been hanging around our house all week. It doesn't appear to be able to fly, but walks around our yard and runs away when we …

Cannot identify this bird. 
Hi all I spotted this bird this morning in my back yard feeder. I'm guessing it's a female. She's bigger than a sparrow, smaller than a Robin. …

Black Headed Sparrow 
We have a pair of what I believe are Sparrows in our yard. The male has a pure blcak head with a yellow beak. Both birds are brown in the body. I think …

Plain Bird I Can't Identify 
I've had feeders all my life (let's just say more than fifty years). I'm in Western NY. I had a bird on my feeder that I simply cannot identify. Maybe …

a different bird 
I just moved to south TX a little north of Houston. I have been hearing a bird for a year that makes a single note like a sad childs flute note. Today …

new visitor to the suet feeder 
Black head, back and wings. I would guess a woodpecker. It was on the ground under the suet feeder. Bright and distinctive coloration. Crisp white chest …

What is this black bird nesting on my terrace? 
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. …

mt prairie 
seen on fence posts, along gravel roads. Has prominent white tail markings when flying, pointed, dagger like beak

george frimel 
tree dweller. about the size of a large owl. straight bill medium thickness dark colored. black head with stripes straight back from the bill thru the …

Hard to identify new visitor to my feeder 
This bird was a small perching bird. Smaller than my regular mourning dove visitors and larger than the house finches. He was very similar in size to the …

What's this? 
Northridge, ca! Idk it was creepy body and shape like a huge pigeon but with alot of feathers super clean! Eyes were a bit red!

accidentally damaged a woodpeckers "nest" 
While doing some work on our property I bumped into a rotten tree with the tractor and a bird (type unknown) flew out and the tree broke. Well I inspected …

tiny sparrow like bird  
Hi, I just saw a cute little sparrow type bird , but smaller, with a bright yellow patch on the top of it's head. Do you have any ideas ? I've looked …

Morning visitor 
I live in Chicago. Each morning a bird lands on the evergreen outside my window. It is round, grey and has an orange beak and mohawk. It looks like …

Is this part of the jay family? 
Live in San Gabriel Valley (Southern California) outside of Los Angeles. Was at Los Angeles Arboretum and shot the attached picture which I think is …

Unusual bird in WI - arctic? 
I don't have a picture. I only saw it for a minute while I was taking in the cat food dishes. This bird had a completely round body and a completely …

What is this bird  
The bird is about the size of a sparrow. Dark in collar with a white belly and light collar beak. The neck and head are also dark. There is white strip …

this bird living in my sister's house, what is it 
this bird pecked a hole in my sister's house in West Chester, PA- what is it?

From Ohio 
Is it a Oriole?

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tiny bird with green head 
I'm in the Phoenix area and I've seen it the past few springs. Last year it built a nest in my cactus. It's very small and has red on it's wings. Also …

Foothills of NC Large Bird, First Sighting 
Today I saw a large bird fly over but didn't have a camera. I have lived here since 1997 and this is the first time I have seen a bird like it. It is …

Backyard Stranger 
This bird was snapped today in my backyard. I've never seen one like it here in southeastern Michigan. Does anyone know what it is?

I live in las vegas 
IT IS A TINY BROWN BIRD WITH YELLOW ON ITS HEAD. IT DRINKS NECTAR. IT IS THE SAME SIZE AS A HUMMINGBIRD. i believe it builds a nest, which it enters …

Bird in Louisiana 
Small Beautiful blue in color Wings brown Yellow beak First time I have ever een one On my new birdfeeder outside window

Bird with one yellow feather 
Have seen this bird for months. It is very skittish and hard to photograph. The bird is gray-black but has a yellow feather on its back. I cannot find …

Identifying a small bird. 
I live in southern Louisiana. There are small birds the size of little sparrows that are bright deep shiny blue until the tail, then it's black. It has …

a very large black Bird making a weird sound woke me up today 
I looked out the window after I heard what could be described as it saying "Wah-a-low" but in a very loud, clear, smooth voice. I live in Michigan and …

What kind of bird is this? 
We have a family of sparrows living in birdhouse on our front porch. Also have a feeder hanging nearby. About 2 days ago two of these birds showed up. …

Owl-like bird found in California 
We saw this bird on the 17 mile drive in Carmel, California which is on the central coast about 5 minutes inland. Photos Just curious if any one knew …

Small blue birds finch-size 
Several seen at one time in south Louisiana, short tail with little brownish on tail

Large bird in Kentucky with Orange/red stripes on wings 
While driving in Kentucky we saw a large bird resembling a hawk. Sitting on top of tree with 2 or 3 orange/red stripes on the wings. Havent seen this before. …

speckled blue/reddish bird with blue beak 
This bird was found at my Aunt's home in Hamilton, Missouri

Can't find in my books 
What is this? I can't find it in any of my books.

never seen before 
I live in Cambridge just outside the city centre, Whitehill Road, a small bird just a little larger than a robin visited my feeder yesterday, this is the …

Blue Bird With Read Breast 
It is blue all over except for the breast and part of the belly.

Small brown bird with white ring around neck?? 
The white ring is like a scarf around its neck . It comes alone after others leave

Bird with green feathers 
Please help us identify this bird

Raytown Missouri. March 25 2013 
I have had a feeder out for several years but have never seen this bird. Tan and grey feathers. pale belly with brown spots. bright crimson red head back …

ID this hummingbird 
1" tan with white upside down v stripes on it's body a downward curving beak, absolutely tiny, looks like a large moth with hummingbird wings I am …

gray bird with orange chest and gray head with blue tail feathers  
gray bird with orange chest and gray head with blue tail feathers

Can anyone help me? 
I don't know what it is, but I've seen it twice. It resembles a turkey, only it has grey feathers with a beak just like a turkey. I live in California …

What kind of bird is this? 
At my friends feeder, looks like it has sparrow like wings, but a red head and a fluffy greyish breast.. location.... long island, new york. Thanks …

Cats Brought In This Beauty Alive. Please Identify 
I caught it in a shoebox and it doesn't look like the kind of bird that usually is in our backyard. It looks more like a pet and before I let it out again …

Does anyone know what this bird is? 
This is a fairly common bird in our neighborhood, but after looking at Every. Single. Picture. in the Peterson Field Guide for Eastern …

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What is it? 
It is a hawk with 3 white rings on its tail, and it also has white stripes on it's wings. I live in Burbank hills and see hawks all the time but never …

Central Ontario Canada 
These birds are around all winter and I have no idea what they are called. We are in Central Ontario. I have always called them cow birds, but I believe …

Help me identify 
This bird was in my back yard near a bird feeder. I have never seen anything like it. It looked like it was wearing a fur coat! Any help identifying …

Large "Pigeon"  
I found a possibly injured bird on the porch of the house next door. I noticed it sitting on the porch since Sunday March 17th..had obviously been there …

Bird identiication 
Pls help to know the names of the following bird pictures that I have pasted

I swear I just saw 3 Cockateils in Bradford Yorkshire, is this possible? 
They were pale grey all over, crested and pointy tails and about the size of a blackbird, just came and perched in a tree in next doors garden.

What bird is this  
It is about 3 to 4 inches tall and still has the fine baby feathers on its body and long black and brown tail feathers. I have not touched it so can only …

what's its name? 
i don't know

Is this birdie a kind of sparrow? 
I saw this cute little bird last February, in Mexico City. Could you help me identify it? Thank you so much in advance :)

BIRD ID PLEASE 
THIS LITTLE BIRD IS QUITE SMALL. TO ME HE LOOKS SPARROW LIKE. CAN SOMEONE ID PLEASE. PLEASE SEE ATTACHED PICTURE. THANK-YOU.

Owl 
I want to know what type of owl this is, please help me out!

Strange bird seen at Buckie harbour Scotland 
Spotted this at Buckie harbour. It was swimming in a sea pool. Came quite close to us. At first thought something was in its beak, but unusual beak shape …

Bird Seen in GA. 
This bird appears to be green and brown with some white speckles on it's feathers. Looks like it might be a juvenile bird, rather than an adult. I spotted …

Grey Bird 
Need help identifying this little guy. He is grey on top and a lighter shade of grey on bottom. I've seen him twice, once with another but it was a darker …

what bird is this 
Grayish brown body and feathers with a very light yellow breast/belly and a bright orange hooked beak. He has a little crest at the top of his head. …

Mystery bird of prey 
Hi, this is a very common bird of prey I have seen throughout Central and South America - can anyone help me identify it? Many thanks

Is this a blue bird 
Its in my parents' backyard. They live outside of Houston, TX. The bird is new to their yard. My mom said the bird was building a nest inside the one of …

artie in tennesse 
My bird is bright yellow with a black ring around neck sorry no pic

White Bird 
Tnis bird was resting on the sandy beach in New Smyrna Beach. It did not move as I got closer but did squalk at me. What is it?

need help identifying small sparrow like bird found in Washington State 
A friend noticed two small brown birds on her wood pile. She lives in Coupeville, Washington. They are brown and greyish with distinct black strips on …

curious bird watcher  
white and buff, small head, beak is small, defined jawline, feet and beak are orange, larger than the gray doves we have, tail drags the ground, top of …

Stumped in Tennessee 
We have a bird here in Middle TN that we can't figure out what it is thru other internet sites. It's head & chest are light green and the back/tail is …

small back birds 
We have a VERY large flock of small black - at least they appear black with some brown on wing tips - in our back yard which consist of hardwoods and pines. …

Sparrow 
I need help identifying a sparrow. The grey shoulder and lack of wing bars is really puzzling me. Thanks.

Ringed Turtle Doves 
Question about ringed turtle doves. Have a pair that have been around our yard in Salt Lake City over the past winter. Have not seen ring turtle doves …

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West Hartford birds 
About 8:30 a.m. a flock of small, goldfinch size birds landed i a bush in the front yard. They were vivid blue - vivid like a male goldfinch is. White …

San Antonio bird in March 
Grey bird with yellow on the tip of his tail and red under his wings, with a black mask on his eyes and tuff on his head found in San Antonio, Texas

large black bird the size of a chicken 
We live in northeast GA and have seen an unusual very large black bird around here recently. It is solo, the size of a full grown chicken, totally black, …

Unknown bird 
One summer day a bird landed in the tree outside my window. At first I thought it had a piece of apple in its beak, then I realized the red I saw was …

South African sea bird  
Found on the sardine run off the coast of Port St. John's, Eastern Cape.

Yellow bird 
yellow body with pink peak

Black bird with a white belly, white on its wings, black crested head 
this bird is about the size of 8 inches long, and it was all black except its belly was white, and it head was crested, it looked to have white on its …

Average size black bird sounds like a duck 
This bird was up in my tree (too far for good IDing or a photo) but it made a sound like "ackk." if it had a Qu sound on the front it would have been …

wondering 
A robin sized or bigger bird has been around for a week in my backyard in western Washington State. In fact it looks rather like a robin except it's tail …

black bird with a purple gloss on wing and a duck bill 
My husband saw this bird I described at work in a field. First time ever to see it. They were a flock and they flew away. He thinks they were passing thru. …

yellow tip black bird 
The yellow was on the tip not shoulder and was black. in louisiana.

What is this? 
It was seen first in a small creek. It is quite calm around people. It has a curved bill and is the size of a large hawk.

bird caught flying in my friends attic 
Ok the photo i have provided it just shows the head, but from what he said the bird was black with the sides of it were blue, i am from erie pa. Hope u …

Large grey birds 
I recently have had a flock of large grey birds at my feeders. They resemble pigeons somewhat. Have a white ring around their necks and are completely …

Bird ID 
I took this picture of a bird in my backyard in Port Charlotte, FL. He looks like a Yellow Rumped Warbler but think he's too big to be one. Any idea? …

Marilyn - Whidbey Island, Washington 
I have a lot of Varied Thrush that come for feeding in my back yard. Today, I saw another bird, about the same size and the exact, vibrant coloring as …

Found a baby bird and I'm not sure of its breed. 
It's yellow and it makes a really loud sound like a chirp but louder and it has quite a long beak... I found it on the ground while I was walking home …

Can you help me...  
Identify these? My sister seen them today. No clue what they are.

Black and white in Perth, Australia 
This cheeky little bird was quite content for about 10 minutes in the outside seating area of a Perth museum. I was only about 10 feet from it, with many …

Grey fluffy bird with red chest and red crown 
I am in Northern Canada. This bird came to the bird feeder, but sat mostly in the tree. He went down to pick on seeds. I have two pictures and I am not …

Groupies 
Comes to patio in groups of maybe 10-small birds-ground feeders-hop around quickly. Dark grey, white breast and yellow beak. Rain and snow doesn't deter …

Treble 
Am trying to identify neighbor's request who saw an unusual bird for the first time. It had purple head..bright red breast and yellow stripes on wings. …

Unidentified Tiny Fledging 
Please help! A friend's cat brought in a tiny fledging for lunch. Can you help identify it? It has very yellow feathers, and a long beak. We live in Cape …

what do you think it was? 
I tried to get a picture this morning, but when I went to go get my camera, it flew away. I have NO idea what it was. I'm used to seeing small birds and …

Fluffy grey bird with black strip across eyes 
I saw this bird sitting on a branch near the bird feeder. We have still snow on the ground. The bird never went to the feeder or to the ground for food. …

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Unknown Flock of Birds - Southeastern NC 
I live in southeastern NC. The back of our lot is heavily wooded and backs up to a creek. A flock of large birds has been showing up early morning and …

Black goose or swan with red neck\black beak OREGON 
Saw a group of 4 or 5 black geese or swans with two or three with all black body's and beaks. Two with all black bodies and beaks but with bright red …

new bird in the backyard 
It sat at the feeder today in 20F snowy weather with a crowd of cardinals and chickadees. It didn't seem to have a mate - was bigger than the cardinals, …

What is this little bird? 
Saw this little bird at my feeder. It is March 3rd near Portland OR. It has a very white head with a dark grey collar and a lighter grey body. Could …

Bushtits photos 
Vicki of Seattle asked about Bushtits. We have lots of the cute little Bushtits in the Seattle area. So here are a couple photos I took of them. They …

Sunday guests? 
These little guys were all over the dogwood tree today enjoying the dried berries. Would appreciate help identifying. Thanks.

Fat little grey birds. 
There were three of these fluffy little guys, sitting fairly still in some tall, bare bushes in the morning, singing little chirpy sing-songy calls. Smaller …

fat round brown bird 
Today two of the cutest little birds came to my feeder- they are brown but not the brown that a sparrow is- their bodies were a solid,beautiful sienna …

Which Hawk? 
This afternoon our local crow population alerted me to an usual visitor perched high in an evergreen tree. It was a beautiful hawk, but I am not a hawk …

What bird is this ? 
i was lucky to get these pic of this bird I never saw before. Quite a large bird,crow or hawk size.

Bird similar to a red-bellied woodpecker 
A few days ago I saw a woodpecker/tree-clinger type of bird twice in about 60 - 90 minutes. It was on a dead part of the tree and it was actively pecking …

Orange breasted brown bird 
There are thousands in the trees around my house in SC. They Are very messy and continually fly from tree to tree when they hear noises but will not go …

rhonda 
Very light grey, with white throat/breast. Guessing 7 - 8 inches head to tail. Black malar stripe. At first I thought "black eye stripe" then "a black …

At our feeder along with titmice 
Small and thin, grayish brown back with pronounced dark stripes on a light belly and sides. A notched tail. About 5 or 6 have been at our feeder in W. …

wondering about this bird 
I am visiting my dad outside San Diego area and they have some bird feeders right outside their patio. They have been seeing (as I saw it too)a bird that …

House finch on steroids?  
I tossed out a cup of seed this morning onto the patio and I am used to seeing the usual finches but this morning they were accompanied by what looks like …

Baby Black Bird 
My fiance picked the baby bird up and we're trying to care for it. We've had it for four days now, and it's still alive so hopefully we're doing the right …

help me identify this bird i found in Dubai Creek. 
the bird has a greyish-brown feather back with a pointed beak/snout.It has pink webbed feet that can be bent.It also eats fish therefore is a marine bird. …

Was eating holly berries 
There were a flock of them in Brandermill today (Chesterfield County)

What is this Bird 
I want to know what this bird is named . This Bird is All Brown kinda fat its feet and beak are orange it kinda looks like a penguin but not exactly && …

school21 
The bird is small most likely called a backyard feeder. White feathered breast, brownish/gray wings with the some of the tips of it's wings are bright …

predatory bird 
I live in Northeast Iowa. This bird is hunting small birds in the area (we have a prime spot as the neighbor feeds birds) I watched this bird eat a sparrow …

Canadian Bird? 
Every summer I have two different types of birds that come to feed. The first is completely blue bird that looks like and is the size of a swallow but …

This bird is clinging to our brick wall in the entryway. 
Just noticed it for the first time tonight around 5pm. It has a long bill and plump body, photo attached. Comment You have a Flicker. Susan

Olive bird 
This bird is shaped like a Painted bunting, but is almost solid greenish olive withe throat feathers that are a ruddy reddish color. I have looked at every …

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solid gray bird in my backyard 
I have seen a solid gray bird with a black stripe going down the top of its head. It's approximately the size of a mocking bird or robin. I am in central …

Unkown Hawk 
We saw this bird in Northern Virginia, 2/2/13 Please help identify it. Thanks!

Far from home! 
I got these pics from my neighbour, Maureen. She has lots of feeders in her back yard, and is, like myself, and avid backyard birdwatcher. She was …

Woodpecker? 
I've had for the better part of two years, a "pecker" popping holes into my masonite siding and nesting in the walls. The pattern has been skewed a bit …

Need help Identifying 
This shot was taken in Lake Forest, CA and I am curious to what type. Can anyone help?

Which Hawk? 
Hello, This hawk has been visiting my neighbors yard infrequently since the spring. He never stays around very long. I was lucky enough to get a few …

4 of these in our tree Jan 19 
4 of these visited our trees & roofs yesterday 19-1-2013, larger than a blackbird, smaller than a dove.

too many birds 
i put up a bird feeder about a wk ago. More and more bird have been coming and today they ate all the seeds in one day. Should I just feed them once a …

Palm Springs Ca. unknown birds. 
lavender back,white under side long tail long beak. Seen in groups in the valley of Palm Springs,Ca. can you help name this bird?

ID please 
Friend discovered this wounded bird in his Oakland, CA, backyard. We're both amateur birders, but neither can identify it. We agree that it's a juvenile. …

Gautam Chakrabarti 
I have snapped the following photos of The Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias), - From our motor boat - Snapped at Dr. Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary, Goa, India. …

Matthew Briggs 
It's actually more than just one bird. I have started my hobby of birding after a trip to the United States and have lately had a lot of trouble trying …

pigeon sized bird with a curved bill 
The bird was scene in Banff Provincial park in Alberta. It was walking on a sidewalk near the Banff Convention Centre. The upper bill is long but the lower …

Orange headed bird about the size of a sparrow 
Saw this bird in our backyard. It is grey with black but the strange thing is the head is completely orange. With the flash on it looks yellow but with …

What is the bird? 
It flew into my garage and hit its head I've set out food and water. It's medium sized not small. He's different shades of grey from dark to light …

Help me Identify this Bird friends 
Hi, I found this bird in my coconut tree this morning. 1. Has black cap, 2. Yellow beaks with same shade running up to the eyes. 3. Has plump brown …

What kind of bird is this? 
I'm curious to what type of bird this is?

Small Brown Bird  
the little thing has been "nesting" in the corner of our porch eve for several months now. we never see him come or go but he is always there at dusk. …

1ST SIGHTING OF THIS BIRD IN 40 YEARS IN WISCONSIN 
Please help me identify this bird. I have lived in Wisconsin for 40 years and have fed birds black sunflower seeds in our back yard for the past 10 years. …

Cedar Wax-wings 
My husband captured this lovely picture of a flox of Cedar Wax-wings in front of our house. Comment Beautiful.

Bird in Backyard 
I clicked this bird image in my backyard. Its winter in Mumbai with tempratures around 25 degree celsius. Location: City :- Mumbai State …

Unknown injured bird 
This bird flew into the window and has been recovering on our deck. It has gorgeous green, almost metallic feathers on its back, with a brown head and …

Surat INdia terrace visiter 
can u tell me it name came and sat ,just watched my friend clicking pic and watched chipmunks eating ,was not interested in them says it is about and …

white bird 
i found this bird two years ago. i had my window open and just flew inside, it didnt leave or attack. it would just stay in one spot for three days and …

Jeff worth 
I saw this large bird of prey this morning flying over Saratoga Lake in Saratoga Springs, New York. I had recently seen a Bald Eagle in the same area …

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who are these hungry little chubbies 
Short tail; long beak; never solo always in a group of at least a dozen; loves frozen apples; very shy Comment: They are starlings. Susan

Mutant gull goose? 
Spotted swimming in Spring Valley Lake (Mojave Desert, Southern California). Looks similar to a seagull, only larger (roughly the size of a goose) and …

What type 
I would like to know what type birds these are in the picture.

Seagull 
This bird looked identical to a seagull, with white and gray feathers, but the back wing is white with black polka dots. This bird appeared to have some …

Identify salmon pink breasted bird 
A few months ago, we were driving down our dirt road. I spied an unusual looking bird on a barbed wire fence. We went back and looked. I would say that …

Flycatcher or wren or sparrow 
Saw this bird very active with partner in pines at Wakodahatchee Wetlands in Boynton Beach Florida on Oct 27. Size is under 3". Sibley shows a 1yr vermillion …

New bird in backyard 
He is about the size of a sparrow, almost the same shape but more stream lined with a longer tail he is almost like a swallow, but his head and beak and …

What kind of bird... 
Hello, I helped revive this bird after a crash in to a window. Can you please tell me what kind bird it is? The beak is somewhat pointy and tucked by …

bird seen in my garden 
Hello Could you identify this bird I saw in my garden please.Photo attached. Thank you

Can you ID this bird? 
I saw a bird I couldn't identify at Rock Creek Park, near the creek and not far from Boundary Bridge. It was a sparrow sized bird with a bright buff breast, …

Still can't identify this bird!  
Seen in SE Tx. Yellow almost green breast. Grey on back! Seems very sociable as he didn't fly away when I got close to him.

Unknown Bird of Prey 
Taken September 1, 2012 in the Village of Tweed On Canada

Unknown Sandpiper 
This was taken April 13, 2012 Tweed, On Canada

Unknown Bird of Prey 
This Bird was spotted perched on a tree on the edge of a field.

Southern Ontario Canada Mystery Bird 
I live just outside of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. This beauty was in our yard last winter. I'd love to know what it is. Can you help? Comment: I …

Finch sized yellow bird 
found this little bird with an injury under its left wing and right leg...wondering what kind so i can offer it food. its the size of a pet store finch, …

Tiny Bird In My House 
This little bird got into my home today (10/9/12) and fluttered around a bit before I caught him in the corner of a window. The pic is of him sitting …

Small Sparrow like.? 
Saw this bird in the garden this morning , he looked liked a sparrow , same size but lots of white on him , including a white tail ? It was raining and …

Orange Long tail 
Picture taken in Fort worth Texas.

stranded little bird 
Not sure why it was sitting on sidewalk at strip mall. Was easy to pick up and carry back home. Not sure what it eats or if it will even survive to migrate …

Knocking bird 
This bird has been knocking on my window (in Maryland) daily for the past 2.5 weeks. It looks like some type of pigeon as well as a blue jay without the …

Sue Stovell 
Hi I stay in Table View Cape town. The little chick that I have seen is been fed by a male and female Double Collar Lesser Sunbird. I first saw the chick …

Mourning Warbler? 
This photo was taken in west central Illinois yesterday. We think it looks like the picture in the book of a Mourning Warbler, but not sure. Positive …

monika 
FOUND THIS BIRD NOW IT IS ON TOP OF FENCE WOULD LIKE TO KNOW WHAT TYPE IT IS SO I CAN CALL THE PROPER PEOPLE TO COME GET IT BEFORE IT GETS HURT OR KILLED …

Grey bird 
A silver grey bird feeding on a suet cake. Appear as a pair. Has top peak on head and has shape of small blue jays.

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A new sound along the Chesapeake Bay 
I live along the Chesapeake Bay, approximately 20 miles south of annapolis. We have open water and marsh in this area. Question. I've heard something new, …

Small, with a VERY long tail 
I live in California, just a bit east of Sacramento. I have a balcony overlooking a creek area. I've lived here for 17 years and have seen all sorts …

Any ideas ? 
Seen in SE Texas. His belly was almost a lime green colour.Sorry the pics aren't better!

What kind of hawks are these? 
There were two of them, perched on the same branch so thinking an adult and a juvenile or a male and a female. They're pretty big though I don't think …

New bird at feeder 
Please help identify this bird. There is a male and female that have recently arrived at my feeder, never saw them before. They are aggressive towards …

Alaskan Backyard bird 
Coloring like a robin but with black stripes on the breast and a head like a woodpecker and the size of a stellar jay. Any ideas?

Bird singing in the morning , don t know what name it has 
This bird in in our neighbour s yard waking us up every morning around 5 30 singing for aprox 10 mins, every single day. It s very disturbing and don t …

what type of bird is this?  
Black mostly with white mixed in. About 6 Weeks old. Tweets all the Time. In backyard.

johnmullins@wildblue.net 
the bird is as large as a pigon has fethers like a hawk black chest band. it also has a red spot on back of head and a beak like a snipe. the fethers are …

Bird hasn't moved in 24 hours 
There is a bird that has been sitting in the grass across the street from my house for over 24 hours. It hasn't moved and didn't even move when we came …

Weird Huge Bird caught on trail cam 
This bird was captured on dads trail cam. No pictures of it coming or going. According to dad its at least 18 inches. This is in North Carolina. Thanks …

other birds scattered when this one landed 
A medium sized bird, dark in color, black spot on the breast, white spot on the back, when it flew its wing span was significant with red color under the …

jmak 
We live in SW virginia and we see these birds every night. There are thousands of these small black birds that usually fly east to west at dusk. The …

Small 5 
Please identify a bird: 5" long, black head, yellow breast, green back, grey and white wings muddled wings, clinging to a brick wall, eating tiny bugs …

What kind of bird is this? 
We have this bird that we find perched in the corner of our patio roof. we have seen it there at night sleeping on several occasions. It's hard to get …

Roadside chick 
Please can someone identify this chick? found at the side of a quiet country road,about the size of an average mans fist, and very aggressive when approached. …

What bird is this?  
Long neck and mohawk

Identifying this bird found on shores of Lake Huron in Grindstone City, MI 
Low flying, did not spook easy, merely moved further down lake shore as we walked closer. Seemed to be eating in shallow water at rocky shoreline. …

Little Green Yellow Breasted Bird in our Yard 
We found this little guy in our yard this morning. I'm not sure what the cause of he's death was. However, he was so pretty. And I couldn't help but be …

Two Yellow Spots 
I was in Eureka, Montana, last week and saw a little grey bird (about 4" long) jumping from branch to branch flashing its tail, which had two bright yellow …

What is this? 
This bird was found in a friends garden in Bristol, UK. It has a rounded grey body, a darker grey head, an orange beak and 2 orange feet. Does anyone …

Night bird that gives one whistle. 
This bird gives one long high-pitched whistle every 20 t0 60 seconds. We live in the country with various kinds of trees around our house. This whistling …

Help me identify this bird. 
This bird is one of many I saw in a feeding frenzy in one of my very tall backyard trees. About a half dozen birds around five thirty pm. were swirling …

Long Beach, NY Visitor 
We saw about 10 birds at the water's edge with long, pointed blood orange/red beaks and orange eyes. They were much bigger than sandpipers, but moved …

Brown robin-sized bird with white specks on breast 
I'm east of Denver, Colorado. The bird I wish to identify is nearly robin-sized and shape, mottled brown with white specks on breast. No color other than …

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What is this hookbill? 
A friend posted this picture she took in Georgia on facebook. No one has been able to identify it yet, can anyone here? It may be young? its got a hooked …

I need help with Identification please! 
Hello everyone! I found a baby bird about a week ago and it was bald in a lot of patches and had some pin feathers on its wings and other partial areas. …

what kind of bird is this? 
It flew into my mother's glass door and stunned itself. She took care of it until it was able to fly away again.

name the bird 
Is it the bird of family paradasea??... help me to find name of the bird like common name,scintific name.and detals adout this bird please

What is this guy... 
Was pecking at the ground in my flower bed. About the size of a chubby blue jay. Mostly grey/brown with white speckles. Red dot on the back of his head. …

Unknown Backyard bird. 
Found this bird behind my house 8/17/2012 in Ky. Looks like a baby bird.

cardinal ???? 
We have cardinals in our yard all the time at the feeders. This one looked like a cardinal but had a dark brown head, and muted red and gray feathers …

Rescued broken wing bird yesterday 
It is now eating semi liquid homemade birdfood from my hand. Thrre isno vet near that can help for free of wildlife rescues. It was found in South Eastern …

Large Grey Pecking Type Bird With Orange "Tuffet" on Head In Seattle 
This bird was pecking a hole along with it's mate (presumably) in an evergreen tree. It is about a foot long with grey feathers and a bright orange "tuffet" …

small bird. loud song 
Light brown and white colored bird with a slightly curved beak. Thought it was a finch but I am not sure

what is it? 
i have no clue and i really want to find out. i have a photo

swallow type bird 
We have these birds flying around lately. They look much like a big swallow, grey in color with a white stripe under the wing going from the front of the …

Young Red Necked Grebes in NH? 
These 4 young birds have been hanging out in my pond for the last week. I've been watching them with binoculars. This morning I walked down closer and …

Help. Orange bird 
Just had a bird at my feeder and have no idea what it is. Can't find it in a book or on line. I'm in St.Louis, MO. It had a bright orange body, bright …

asib 
from shoreline south shore of massachusetts!

Baby brown bird found in Polk County, Florida 
Our cat brought us this brown baby bird. It seems to have a pretty large beak, wingspan and large feet. We have a feeling that it is some kind of predator …

What type of bird is this?  
We just recently found this baby bird, however, we are not familiar with birds. I would really like to find out what bird this is..It basically leaves …

Maryland - New Bird 
I am sorry not to have a picture, but I saw this bird about the size of a LARGE pigeon at the bird bath. The colorings were more like a female Cardinal …

Black Bird Rescued From Ravenous Gulls 
My wife and daughter have been nursing this bird for a couple of weeks. It was found on the beach (Myrtle Beach SC) being pecked and harassed by gulls. …

Sounds like it's saying hello 
I live near Seattle. There is a small wooded area behind our house, and every morning this summer we hear what sounds like a monotone and rather nasal …

Unknown Bird in Utah 
it has a yellow bill. Its larger than a duck but smaller than a goose. Its feathers are brown and it eats fish. Its throat vibrates too like a pelican. …

Zombie Cardinal 
We just moved to the Austin area. What one earth is this bird? It doesn't seem to act unhealthy.

red beak long tuft 
This all-over beige bird landed briefly on my deck near the beach. medium bright red beak and long beige tuft. Gone in an instant but who was it?? Comment; …

White bird, narrow orange beak 
I live in Northern New York. A few days ago I was kayaking on a lake when all of a sudden I see a white bird, (looks like a seagull) but has a narrow orange …

Mystery Bird 
This odd sounding bird was spotted in marshlands in Eastern Washington. It squeaks like a mouse and swims like a duck but has no webbed feet and has a …

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As Small as a Hummingbird, All Brown, and LOUD Beautiful Singer 
I CANNOT FIGURE OUT WHAT BIRD THIS IS. THIS IS THE FISRT YEAR WE HAVE HAD IT. IT IS MAYBE 3 INCHES, AS SMALL AS A HUMMINGBIRD AND HAS THE SAME BODY SHAPE …

Finally got some rain! 
And today we see a "new" bird in the yard. Red body, much like a cardinal and a blackish/grayish head. Was around our herb garden and some evergreen bushes. …

Sounds like a turkey?! 
I live about 50 yards from the edge of a very large wooded area in Western NY. When I was a kid, my Dad had this wooden turkey call, and that's the sound …

Red-beaked bird nesting near house. 
A tan bird with a red beak is nesting in our backyard right by the deck. She has black around her eye, and a little red on the back of her head and her …

Southwest Ohio Dark Grey bird 
Dog sitting and no birdbooks handy. what is this bird? Looked online in circles. Several of them. I'm only 30 minutes from home but never saw these birds …

So Cal bird makes knocking sound and live in pines?? 
I can't see it but it's always in large pine tree, I think a redwood. Usually heard it in the morning and late afternoons. It make a series of knocking …

Broken leg 
Someone ran over his leg. So I picked him up and brought him home...his leg is almost completely broken off. It broke my heart, but I can't seem to figure …

Oiseau au chant exotique inconnu dans le Vercors (France)??? 
son chant nous a surpris il y 8 jours! Perché sur un prunier... il discutait avec madame, plus discrète, plus sombre de plumage. Puis ils se sont envolés …

bird call Chew Chew CHEE Chew 
\approx sparrow sized, thick bill, yellow chest w/white under belly has black bib. Calls from wires & high trees. Possibly nesting in high weed pasture …

unknown? 
a friend posted this online, can anyone kindly tell me the name. Comment Well it is a hummingbird...where was this photo taken? Susan

Like a juvenile Baltimore oriole, but with an orange beak and legs 
This bird is definitely yellow, not orange. The markings look to me pretty much like a juvenile Baltimore oriole. Except that its beak, legs, and feet …

Finch? 
I have American Goldfinches that comes to this feeder all the time. Can you tell me the name of this finch?

Saw a yellow and black bird, oriole-sized, that I haven't seen before.  
The male and its mate flew across our back yard a couple of times. The bird was brilliant yellow with black wings, about the size of a blackbird or oriole. …

tall brown stork-like bird with red mask 
I was bicycling near Lake Geneva in southern Wisconsin in late June when I saw a tall brown bird. He (?) had a very striking feature of a red mask around …

What kind of bird is this? 
We have a bird that is about 3/4 the size of a turkey that has a white head, red "beards" on either side of its beak, long thin grey neck that begins just …

Barry 
All red/orange body with dark gray head and red/orange beak. Seems to have dark gray collar, Head shape like a buzzard, size of a cardinal. Beak like …

bird id needed 
hI short stout beak mostly brown with light yellow in chest and head

SeF 
There is an all red bird with a gray head in our backyard on Cape cod. The beak is that of a cardinal. I keep thinking it's a grossbeak, but I cannot

Dark brown Southern Wisconsin bird 
I have a huge variety of birds here right now because of the serious drought we're experiencing, and for that reason I keep several containers of water …

Sounds like a Bob White but has no white feathers 
HELP - there is a bird in my yard who has been here two days - he sounds just like a Bob White quail but his body is solid brown and his head is solid …

Mystery Bird  
Large bird at least a foot tall.

Sparrow like bird with long white hair next to eyes 
This bird was perched in a pine tree in Dublin,PA, at my daughters home. It didn't move for 24 hours and did not flinch when photographed. We looked …

Photos of unknown birds 
The photos were taken on the border of Kansas and Missouri.

Dark Grey Flegling on patio wall in Western New York 
By accident, I scared the following fledgling out of the brush next to our home. We have a number of nests with birds in them in the trees around our …

White bird with light brown wings and collar 
specifications: *small in size *white fluffy body *Light brown wings and collar *Red chicken like feet *Medium sized wings *Small brown beak …

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Bird at Park 
Please help us identify this bird that we see daily at a park in Englewood, Colorado. They have built nests in the rafters in each of the pavilions. …

Gail 
A friend of mine took this pic and asked what kind of a bird it is. I can't figure it out so I thought I'd try this. I have attached a pic. Thanks! …

The strangest Feet 
Bird was spotted and photographed in the UK. Look at those strange looking feet.

Type of Bird? 
It sits out atop of my tomatoe stakes in the garden. Its top side is all black except at the tail and it has a narrow white band at he tail tips, The tail …

Photo of unknown bird 
this bird is feeding below our bird feeder and we have never seen one like this before. Middleburgh, NY

small tan bird with bright yellow tail markings 
I live in SW Wisconsin. I have a new bird--about the size of a chipping sparrow, maybe even a little smaller, wren-like in posture with tail straight up. …

what is this 
Baby bird? 5-6in tall, brown spots - pennsylvania

Yellow and red pigeon sized bird 
Puyallup, Washington- pigeon-sized bird with bright yellow body and vivid red feathers surrounding the face and on the throat. It also has longish tail …

Photos of unknown birds 
we live in duxbury ma and have had these two birds for the past week or two. have researched sibley's guide but am not able to identify and am looking …

Baby birds in North Texas 
These guys end up taking cover on our front porch after the sun goes down and leaving at sunrise. They have very long tailfeathers and their beaks are …

What kind of medium/large bird lets itself get kicked out of a tree by the little birds? 
Earlier this spring, I noticed two medium to large birds high in my weeping willow tree situated lakeside in Michigan. They were very squawky and seemed …

Mockingbird shaped, lighter chest, darker back, bigger, yellow beak Texas 
Hello from Texas. I have seen a few of these in the past months. They make strange noises and knocking sounds. Normally hard to find where the noise …

Photo of Unknown Juvenile 
Located in northeastern Ohio.

What kind of bird is this? 
New Auburn, WI. (NW Wisconsin) I just saw a black colored bird with a fuzzy looking head, White under his neck and his chest. Also white trim on the …

fluffy dark gray bird 
Today we had a 'fluffy' dark gray bird with a lighter gray belly and black mohawk type crest. I couldn't get a picture of it, but it did hang around a …

Bird call 
i am in honey harbour ontario.i have never seen this bird,only heard it.the song is repeated over and over during the day.it is a series of 10 notes,starting …

nh birder 
Medium large black bird {about size & shape of a Brewer's Blackbird or Common Gackle} with distinctive long yellow bill & yellow legs & dark eyes. The …

What is this bird? 
What is this bird? The picture was taken at the La Cygne Lake Kansas.

dove like bird 
this bird was in my garden in oxfordshire it was the size of a dove and was whitish pink with a green head

what is this large gray bird 
We saw these guys off the road here in Black forest of Colorado, but can't seem to identify them. Can you help?

Cannot find this bird 
One morning I noticed two birds pecking at the food I had scattered on the ground. They had bright sky blue heads, back and tail. The belly was bright …

CRAZY BIRD 
I was wondering what kind of bird this is that always runs into my daughters window?

Looks like an Eastern Phoebe 
I have a bird that looks like an eastern phoebe but bigger and has a white stripe on the very end of the tail feathers? I live in NH. Does anyone know …

Red tailed hawk Western NJ  
Saw a red tailed hawk yesterday on a tree branch in the backyard, it stayed long enough to get a good picture.

What breed is this 
I found ducklings by my porch. They are black with yellow spots, and have a red tip on the end of their beak.

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A bird hopped in my room 
Hi there, I was calmly meditating and relaxing when all of a sudden a nice little birds starts hoping in my room. I was pleasantly surprised. I have …

Large solid brown, long-legged bird walking across highway in Northeastern PA . . . 
While driving on State Route 901 in Northeastern PA, a huge solid brown colored bird/goose/prehistoric creature walked across the highway in front of my …

Which bird sings a loud "pretty bird, pretty bird, pretty bird" song? 
I'm unable to see the bird or even decide which in which tree it's sitting. It has a bold voice. It's song sounds like it's saying "pretty bird, pretty …

No clue what kind of bird this is...colorado 
On Ralston Creek Bike trail near Denver,Colorado. Just sat there in the creek.

What's the name of this bird 
This is the picture of the bird. It was taken in Indiana, April 2012. The bird's size is about 7-11 inches. I ask this for a friend because I can not tell …

blue bodied blackbird 
Not a pretty call but visits my fountain in Antigua Guatemala. Medium to large, robin sized with larger tail, yet smaller than a ravel.

Bird in Snohomish, Washington 
Black and white wing marks and yellow/gold on belly. Comment A very handsome Evening Grosbeak. Susan

Very protective mother bird 
We spotted a very pretty light grey and dark grey bird. When we go outside she comes in plain sight right away and stars at us. When i went outside to …

Large predator dark color with red ring around neck 
Hello, I had 2 of these on my drive when my house was being built. Sorry, no picture was taken. They were eating a turtle and stepped aside looking annoyed …

grey bird Hawk or falcon? 
These birds have been nesting in our trees for a few years and I'm not sure what they our.

Parking lot bird help 
I cannot describe my amazement by this bird. Never really been fascinated by birds but after hearing this bird at work I'm dying to know more about it. …

Small bird - looks like owl 
Saw this bird this morning entering work. We are just off the highway. He was small. Almost frozen did not move at all. Huge dark eyes and the design of …

Turquoise stripe 
It was a pigeon sized bird mainlu brown beige but with a distinctive turquoise stripe along edge of wing. Hopped around grass feeding with medium size …

Some Kind Of Grosbeak? 
We spotted this bird at one of our feeders. It obviously looks like a grosbeak some of my family say its a "weird" black-headed grosbeak. But this bird …

Mike A 
I noticed a bird in the dogwood bush that kept going from the ground to the bush. It was a bit smaller than a mourning dove and is a ground feeder as it …

European Starling 
I submitted pictures asking if the bird was a starling the other day. They are building a nest in gutter of my house. They are plucking the flowers off …

Bird with white on wings that makes a strange sound when it swoops. 
Here in Florida there is a bird that only comes out around dusk and is out all night. It's not a snipe or a nighthawk. When they're flying they almost …

Bird ID 
Sparrow sized with black head and a single white mohawk stripe across the head. Nondescript body coloring. I thought, at first, it might be a white crowned …

Weird nighttime chirping bird 
There's a bird in my backyard. It chirps pretty much all night. But they are not normal chirps, they almost sound like alien noises half the time. It …

Fat Bird that walks like a pigeon 
This bird had made our yard its home, he has left us "presents" up and down our walkway that are black. The bird walks like a pigeon. Comment My …

long yellow beak 
Brown speckled bird a bit smaller than a Redwing or Brewers blackbird. Considerably larger than a sparrow. Most dominant feature was its long straight …

purple head 
I just happened to be washing some dishes when the stranger arrived. The pictures are taken from a window with a screen. His(or her) head was bright purple, …

Vancouver BC - Distinctive two tone whistle 
I haven't spotted it yet. In the morning I hear this over and over: Two tone, each tone is almost a second long, with no warble, first tone is higher in …

Black-White bird 
Black-White bird seen in central Europe (Slovakia) small (approximately 10cm in height)

Little green bird 
We were on a boat about a mile off the coast of California when this little guy landed for some rest. Obviously not a water bird but wondering who he …

strange water bird in oakville pond 
I was walking around the local pond in Oakville when I saw what looked like a duck but it wasn't it was very small, and it kept on dunking under the water. …

I am not sure what sparrow? this may be. 
I think it is a sparrow of some sort. I did not hear any vocalization. The color of the throat and lores are causing me some confusion. Comment: …

This bird has loud one tone whistle  
So since 3am I've heard this extremely loud whistle unlike any bird I've heard. The whistle doesn't change tone or pace. It does one whistle about every …

Help!!! Please identify him 
He was being attacked by another bird so i rescued him and called all kinds of animal shelters and the wildlife forestry but they all said that there was …

Some type of Sparrow? 
Was out taking some photos at Ojibway Nature Centre, just can't seem to figure out what type of bird this is. Comment Yes, this is a Chipping Sparrow. …

Upstate New York - Brown Bird - Blue head 
We are starting to see this brown bird with a blue head in our backyard. My husband seems to think its a Jackdaw however it doesn't look like any of the …

what is it? 
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yellow bellied birds 
Recently I saw 2 yellow bellied birds with some red and maybe brown or black on their top coat. They were flying in and out my red bottom brush tree and …

Chipping Sparrow-like but had 3 black rings on a white neck 
While playing golf in Chapel Hill, NC, in a residential neighborhood my partner, as he was walking up to his ball in the fairway, was suddenly attacked …

Woodpecker Nests 
We have a nest of chicks in a long needled pine tree about 12 feet off the ground that look like either some kind of woodpecker or woodcocks. Has anyone …

Purple and black bird 
Just out and about with My new camera, Fujifilm HS20 exr and saw this pair of birds on a feeder. Not sure what they are. I live in Guelph, ON, but the …

Bird Near Barrie Ontario 
A friend of mine posted this bird picture on FB asking if anyone knew what it is. I did a bit of research and couldn't figure it out. Anyone?

Large grayish bird, golden under wings. What is it ? 
I live in northern PA. We have been seeing a large grayish/tan bird (larger wingspan than a robin but smaller than a hawk) when it takes to flight it has …

Yellow under the wings 
From a distance it looked to be a medium sized bird, eating red berries from our tree in the backyard. Yellow under the wings, brown and grayish looking. …

Brown ducks with white fronts 
In 1994 I photographed a pair of ducks. After searching my bird books I failed to id them. They were brown with white throats. The females white went down …

Survived hawk/falcon attack in Soquel 
Not visibly injured/bleeding but hobbling around. This bird is about 11 inches long, with a 3/4 inch yellow beak with black tip. Yellow feet with claws. …

Ugly large, strange shaped bird. What is it? 
I was walking in my neighborhood her in Central Texas when I stumbled upon the weirdest looking bird eating some trash with some black birds. It was solid …

Please help identify a solid grey, crested bird? 
I saw a pair of light grey birds building a nest at the top of a satellite dish pole. The male (?) has a crest and has a body that is shaped similar to …

Sparrows in the Blue Bird House! 
What can I do to get the Sparrows to keep out of the Blue Bird house? Our new Blue Birds have made a nest and now they are bothered by Sparrows. …

unknown bird of prey ny ulster county 
hello, the other day I was fishing in the Rondout River which leads into the Hudson. I Looked up to notice a large white bird about the size of a hawk. …

Help me identify this 'FUNNY' bird!! 
I am clueless when it comes to identifying birds, but I am curious to know what bird has been singing in my yard!! I usually hear him early in the morning, …

orange billed duck 
About 4 years ago some brown ducks with orange bills and orange feet came and nested in my tree. I had never seen them before. They come back every year …

IS IT BROWN MYNA? 
COLOUR-BROWN ND DARK BROWN SIZE-SAME AS SMALL INDIAN SPARROW NESTS IN-WALL BETWEEN BRICKS

What is This Texas Bird? 
Small bird, mostly white with grayish/brown wings. Appears to be some yellow/orange under the wing towards the tail. Seen near a gas station in North …

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Green Body, Black Head 
I had a hundreds of small green bodied black headed birds in my pine trees in Naples Florida. I have never seen them before and have no idea what they …

amazed 
First off I need to emphasize there were no drugs and/or alcohol involved in this siting and sadly we took no photo. That being said we observed a large …

Black masked beauty 
It was seen in Corralejo, Fuerteventura, Canary Islands. It has a flight style like swallows and also flies with swallows. It has red brown back, blue …

thekidko 
I have a playful robin-like bird with red breast and white markings on neck & head and back. Hangs out with robins in the pasture and looks for worms …

jeff 
what are these birds ? not in MN,, found photo on facebook

finch? 
Taken in San Antonio TX on March 18, I'm not a birder just got some pics of this bird that I think nests inside the trunk of that tree. Appreciate help …

What is this bird? 
small tan/brown bird with stripes on head like eastern chipmunk? Comment I have uploaded a photo from Wikipedia of a Leconte's Sparrow. Is that …

Some kind of dove? 
We are in Aruba today and we saw a bird that looked much like a morning dove, but was entirely white with feathers covering it's legs and the feathers …

Robin with white on wings and back and a white ring around the neck 
I've been seeing this bird around my neighbourhood for the past few days looks exactly like a Robin except it has some white markings on the wings and …

LARGE BIRD On salt water boat dock 
This large bird was on my dock close to the ocean on a salt water sound in southern North Carolina USA...Wilmington. I have never seen anything like it …

Ring necked robin 
Is there a bird that looks like a robin but has a white ring around its neck? Maybe a little darker, but the white ring may have made it look darker. …

Need help in identifying my backyard bird... in Juba South Sudan 
If anyone could identify two bird species which live in my backyard in Juba, South Sudan, that shall be greatly appreciated. I have looked into online …

bird 
Bird at my sister-in-laws feeder this morning she lives in Salmo BC small with spots and small red line under the eye black line under the neck hope you …

Small bird 
Seen on golf course in Winchester. Very small(smaller than a sparrow) Green in colour with very distinctive stripe on head, This was yellow with red down …

ID THIS RAPTOR.... 
Received this thru e-mail from a friend who thought I might be able to ID it... any help ?

Resembles a Robin but is not 
This bird visited our backyard today, Mar 01, 2012. At first I thought it was a Robin. There were Robins in the yard also. I have never seen one that …

Woodpecker or Sapsucker? 
I think this is a Woodpecker or Sapsucker. I could only get one shot at about 80 yards. I zoomed in as close as I could. I can't find anything with red …

Predator Bird 
This bird I saw was a light grey bird head to toe the size was about the size of a blue jay. I have looked up Coopers hawk and sharp shinned hawk and …

kris111 
I accidently took this picture of a bird as was trying to capture something else and have no idea what kind he is. I posted his picture on facebook and …

Our Georgia Mystery Bird 
This bird was seen in the vicinity of our feeders sitting on the ground. Black, white and brown on the back part. We have been unsuccessful in sorting …

robin-like bird 
Live in Western Kansas and saw robin-like bird with red/orange breast but has black ring around neck, long beak and rest of bird is black and brown. It's …

What Bird Is This? 
St. Louis, MO. area. This bird been feeding about 8 months and feeds about once or twice a week. It looks like it could be in the Cardinal family but …

SE TX Gulf Coast area.  
This morning I saw a flock of red winged black birds, a wren, and a cowbird at my feeders in Groves/Port Arthur, TX. The strangest thing though was a black …

Unique White bird 
The small beautiful white bird depicted in the attached photos has been a mystery visitor in our backyard for about six weeks. "He" has adopted a flock …

Unique White bird 
The small beautiful white bird depicted in the attached photos has been a mystery visitor in our backyard for about six weeks. "He" has adopted a flock …

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Finch or Sparrow 
I live is Southern PA and I have flocks of these little guys come and go underneath my bird feeders in my back yard. They always seem to feed on the ground …

What is this bird? 
Saw this bird in my tree in Iowa City, IA. I was wondering what kind of bird it was. Notice the yellow feet.

What is this? 
A lady drove up at a park with a lake and lots of ducks and geese and dropped off this white bird. It immediately ran over to us and jumped on my husband's …

school birds 
There are two geese "visiting" our school campus in Southern California. I am wondering why they are here and not with their flock, and what kind of bird …

Green brown furry headed bird with red beak 
I woke up this morning and found this bird lifeless in my backyard. Since it had already died I couldn't help. Still I'd like to identify it. It had …

curious ;) 
what kind of bird is small, black and white and found in southern indiana? It moved so quickly that I couldnt even take a picture of it! The white on it …

What is the bird? 
Maybe about six pounds.

Black and White Bird In The Woods 
Seen this picture the other day, not sure where it's from. Would like to know what kind of bird this is. Black and white, little yellow and orange under …

help please 
I got this picture in Northern New Jersey in a swampy forest. I cannot really figure out what species of bird this is. any help would be appreciated

Mystery Duck 
Duck on the Cartecay River in north georgia, has white ring around neck of black body, then a mate with dark bland color and a huge crest on the head.. …

Scary Massive Grey Raptor, 4 ft tall, What the heck is it? 
Hi, We saw an enormous, very tall (maybe 4 ft), dark grey bird with a very strange, long, huge, sort of s-shaped bill on our neighbor's property. It …

Need help identifying eastern NC bird 
Can anyone tell me what kind of bird this is?

Help! Found a bird in my backyard and I don't know what kind it is! 
The bird looks like an oversized sparrow or something. it blends in with the floor. I saw it try to jump, but it seems too fat to jump very far.

Too many new dark birds. 
I'm in Michigan in January. I have a new BIG flock of dark birds. They have taken over the bird feeders for three days now. Cowbirds maybe? Do I just stop …

Golden finches 
Last year I had 20 or 30 golden finches eating at my nyjer feeders. None of them have shown up this year even though the feeders are on the same place. …

Falcon or Kestrel? 
I need to ID. is it Falcon or Kestrel and which one?

What are these birds? 
Dec. 2011 Oak island and Southport NC. Seen in flocks mixed w. grackles and gulls. Larger than a robin, but similar shape. Dark brown back, bronze breast, …

Orange Head Bird with Black and White Body 
This bird likes to sit outside our bedroom door and ram itself into it's reflection. What is this cool looking bird? Comment Your visitor is a Red-bellied …

Think Woodpecker family 
This bird was in a tree in my back yard. It was small with dark gray back and light gray belly, with small beck and walks up and down tree trunk like woodpecker. …

Please identify this baby bird. 
It's grey with yellow spots and a yellow beak. Photo

All the best 
I just want to wish everyone a birdie holiday

2 BIRDS EATING BERRIES 
2 birds eating berries

Unknown Bird is Austin, Tx 
I'm pretty sure I saw this bird with another one of the same kind last year around this time, but I am not sure what it is. My mom says she heard them …

Please I.D. this Bird 
I live in Clearwater Florida and I would like to know what the breed of bird is. Thanks

Curious little guests sleeping over our door in Tallahassee Florida. 
Came home to Tallahassee Florida last night to discover an odd little guest over our door, we took a quick shot of the fellow as we quietly walked into …

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Robin? Eastern Towhee? What type of bird is tihsi? 
I cannot figure out what this bird is? At first I thought it was a robin but the white neck and other markings are confusing me. I am not even sure it …

Blue Bird Orange Chest 
Little blue bird with orange chest in western north carolina

Bird keeps knocking, but we haven't let it in . . . 
Recently we have had a bird come to our windows and will make two short chirps - cheep cheep. Then will knock with it's beak on the windows especially …

Louisiana bird under carport at night 
Small 2-3 inch fluffball, brown with white spots, slender tail with dark stripes. Can anyone identify?

I NEED HELP INDENTIFYING WHAT KIND OF BIRD I OWN.... 
i was given a parrot as a gift and all i was told from him was that he is a mix ant that his 2 yrs old... so i want to know what kind of mix he is... so …

Unknown Bird 
This bird has been living around our house for about a month now. It was after we had this big storm. But anyways, he has long legs, a grayish colored …

Hummingbird?? 
This bird was flying around our neighbors esperanza. I at first thought it was one of the big black furry bees that are always present, but upon closer …

Help Identify 
I first thought this was an Eastern Phoebe, but after looking at some pictures on-line I have changed my mind. I can't seem to find a picture of this bird …

Not sure  
I found this small bird sitting in the middle of a parking spot. Olive green on the outer part and yellow belly.It allowed me to pick it up. It seemed …

Florida bird at EPCOT 
This bird is very common around EPCOT in orlando florida. Help me identify it. Basic brown with some black in the coloring. Dagger beak, but not a sandpiper …

Grey Bird 
I've tried to ID this bird found on my neighbor's garage roof but have not been able to. It had a rather long neck also but didn't always leave it extended …

Unidentified 
My mother in law saw this bird in her backyard in Victoria BC Canada. It caused all the smaller species to flee, so perhaps it is a bird of prey?

Black Humming Bird 
My husband and I saw a black humming bird with a yellow band around it's belly. We were happy that both of us saw it because we knew no one would believe …

Is this a juvenile flycatcher? 
I saw this bird today in Carbondale, CO. The closest I can come to identifying it is I think it might be a flycatcher of some kind and it may be a juvenile …

Oregon Bird 
the picture was taken last spring in Corvallis, Oregon. I tried looking up picture online to know what kind of bird is it i could not figure out. I just …

Brown Bird Tall! 
A few years ago, I was coming out of my house in Holly, Michigan, and saw the most amazing thing! A family of birds approximately four feet tall, brown, …

Bird in Lubbock, Texas 
This bird was seen in October, 2011 in Lubbock. Fat body, large beak, mostly white with brown spots and browish winges. A bit of red on head near face. …

Need help identifying white-spotted mousy brown, very young bird.. 
For the past three nights in a row, there has been a baby or very young bird sleeping up in the top of my front doorway outside. It's only there in the …

Feeding WIld Baby Birds 
In the US, it is illegal for a person to attempt to raise a bird who is not trained and licensed to do so. I've seen the sad results of many who tried. …

Eagle in Afghanistan? 
Bird of prey, apx. 2 1/2ft. long or longer. Found in Afghanistan. Rescued from a bad situation. I was wondering what kind it was.

Is this a Whinchat? 
A pair of these birds have appeared in my garden for the past two days, They are very skittish, they hop around the ground quite like a robin, sometimes …

Rita - What is this bird? 
These birds hatched in an oak tree in our front yard. They are quite large, about 18 inches and about 2 weeks old. Any idea what they are?

What is this bird? 
Two tone greens and blues big beak. Pretty to look at. I caught.it in my yard.

Chicken Bird  
This bird stops by to eat the peanuts we leave out for the squirrels. Its the only one we see, what kind of bird is this?

Katy -- Sacramento 
This beautiful white bird has been living in my very large Deodara Cedar trees for about six week. Is it a dove? A pigeon? The bird is about 12" head …

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Kansas Visitor 
This bird has a light blue head and breast. The bottom of the breast and under tail looks orange and the back and wings look black

What kind of bird did I see? 
In the northern part of Indiana my mother and I saw a little bitty bird sitting on the side walk. He would not move as we approached it and she wheeled …

Bird ID please 
Photo taken 9/20/11. Think it is a Tanager but want to make sure. Have only seen it previously couple of weeks ago but it flew away before could get …

What kind of hawk are these? 
These are hawks. I took one last year, and one this year. I am thinking one is a Cooper's hawk, and the other is a red-shouldered hawk. The first three …

What kind of bird am I? 
Saw this bird near the Fire Island Lighthouse and never saw one before. Can anyone tell me what kind of bird it is?

hummingbird feeder problem in Indiana 
I have two hummingbird feeders that attract the hummingbirds very well. The problem for the past two weeks in September are a lot of bees in the hummingbird …

Please help ID this Baby bird we just found.  
My son just found this baby bird. The head and back are green, brighter than Olive. The chest is yellow. the sides appear to be grey. I have enclosed …

What bird is this? 
It looks to be a speckled bird. It was sitting in an Oak tree. It didn't come to the bird feeders. I think it was in a flock, and lost the flock, as it …

Please Help Identify.....Warbler? 
This bird flew in to our patio door. It was dazed for awhile but came out of it. I haven't noticed it eating sunflowers so is it a Warbler just passing …

I Need Help Identifying That Bird 
Greeting Everyone A Friend Of Mine Was Leaving For Sometime , So He Left His Two Birds At My Place , But I Dont Know What Kind Of Birds Are They , …

what bird is this? 
need to know what bird this is. thanks!

Injured in my backyard 
It looks to me like a baby gull but others have told me it is either a mourning dove or a woodcock. Thanks:)

Woodpecker??? 
I live near Rochester, NY. I have this bird in my backyard (see 2 photos). I think it might be some sort of woodpecker. I have seen it diving into the …

I don't know what bird this is 
It is cute and brown, with creamish stripes on it.It has a short tail

Mystery Bird 
Please help me identify this bird. This is one of several heron-type birds in the marsh near my home (photo taken in late August in York Region, Ontario). …

New bird in our backyard. 
We have a new bird once again this Summer. It is almost as big as a Robin. Has speckled brown and black feathers. At the base of the back where the tail …

is this a kestrel? or sparrowhawk? 
I seen this in the garden and would like to know what type of bird it is

? bird 
my wife and I are bird nerds and we need your help with this bird i saw while I was working. I feel its a house pet that got lose after hurricane irene> …

Something new to me. 
What kind of bird is this? It has been hanging out in my yard all day, and I have never seen anything like this in Northern Minnesota

Unknown bird 
Good morning, this unfortunately, was a fatal window strike. However, we are trying to identify this bird. Is it a juvenile tanager? Its beak was that …

Rescued From The Hurricane 
We found this little bird, shivering in the rain, behind our back door. We live in Virginia Beach, Virginia. We gave this bird shelter and water inside …

injured fledgling hawk 
We have been adopted by this young hawk who appears to have an injured right wing. we have fed him raw chicken wings to sustain him, but we would like …

What Is This Bird? 
This bird is yellow and black with a yellow beak. It builds a hanging basket nest similar to the oropendola, but smaller. They are gregarious and are …

warbler ??? 
Two Warblers?? or what, migrating I am sure, sounded somewhat like a house wren when I got close. could be immature is why I can't figure them out. …

Bird at night chirping away on my porch 
he was round and short, chirping away for an hour on my swing on the front porch!

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Help!! What kind of bird is this 
While visiting the coast in Brookings Oregon, I noticed an approx. 5in. bird. It was roosting in the evenings in the eaves of our cabin near fresh water …

Help 
I saw this bird along a trail at the Chattahoochee River in Georgia in August. Can anyone tell me what it is? Thanks!

Baby bird. 
Found this little one... What is it?

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

red cardinal type bird 
Can someone please ID this red cardinal type bird that visits my feeder. Thanks

Tall bird, long legs and neck, grey, white, and black 
Saw this on the shore while fishing the river in Iuka, MS during the first week of August 2011. Extreme novice here on identification of birds, I'd like …

Is this a starling? 
We are in Pennsylvania 1 hour northwest of Philadelphia. We have had our feeder up since spring and have not seen any of these until two days ago, 8-12-11. …

Yellow black 
Small birds with swallows circling me while I was mowing the lawn for 8 minutes. I was surprised because of the loud noise the mower makes. I had been …

8 year old daughter saved this bird... 
Hello - my daughter and her friend found this bird struggling to fly in the front yard today. We are unsure what kind of bird it is - can anyone help …

black woodpecker? 
I have a black and white woodpecker with gray belly and face, no red nowhere. it looks like a woodpecker and climbs down trees like one and sounds like …

Gray bird with curved beak 
Two of these birds started showing up at birdbath during our prolonged heat spell. Almost as big as a robin, very distinctive markings where white breast …

smooks 
Can anyone tell me what this bird is? This was taken in April of this year near Joliet, IL. Probably stopped at my feeder while migrating. Flew into my …

ID Help: Gray Dove-Sized, Masked, Hooked Beak, High Pitched Two-Tone Call, Hawkish 
Does anyone know what kind of bird this is? It stays high in tree tops and has a piercing high-pitched two-note call. It looks reminiscent of a mini- bald …

Black and white with yellow beak 
This morning we had two very vocal, unique singing, birds that we have not seen or heard before. They were both medium size, black and white colors running …

North Nevada bird??? 
This was taken the first week of Aug'11. After some research, I still have no clue? Can anyone help?

Tame bird in our backyard in Oakville Ontario 
This bird has taken up residence in our backyard. It is tame. It does not fly away when it is approached, and just seems to want to hang out with the …

it's not in the bird book. What is it? 
It looks like a house wren and is the size of a house wren (we call them Jenny Wrens). Its habits are like a house wren. But it has a black bib and I …

Mystery bird 
We are in the mountains of Western NC at 5000 feet. Can't find this one in any of our several bird books. What is it? Thanks!

Bird trying to drink from hummingbird feeders 
This bird is about the size of a finch. It is golden brown in color with brown speckles on it's chest and some on it's wings and back. Of course I try …

Help Needed to Id Bird 
This bird was seen today in South Carolina at a feeder, any id help would be appreciated.

bird in a tree 
This photo was posted on a bird ID forum I participate in. It's been a week and no one has come up with an ID on this one. Do you know what it is? …

Found 2 baby birds in my yard 
Found them on the ground, no nest or mother to be found. Was super windy today. Found a nest and put them in a shoebox.

What is this bird??? 
This bird came back this evening. What is it? I know pictures are not best but the best I could get. White stripes down tail.

Fluffy brown/white body, black wings with perfect white circles, and stripped tail-feathers? 
Today at work, a bird flew straight into a glass window. He appeared to have broken his wing, and so I brought him home to try and figure out what to do. …

What am I? 
This was taken in our backyard this past week. I suspect it is a juvenile bird of prey. Can you tell me what it is?

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Bird seen along Lake Josephine in Glacier National Park. 
This bird was in the trees in Glacier Park in June 2011. Sparrow-sized. I'm curious about what it is.

Unknown Hummingbird. 
I took this photo on the 5th June 2008 at Clearwater, BC Canada. We were told at the restaurant that they were Calliope, but on checking in the bird book …

Baby bird found, brought it in because many stray cats.  
I'm going to bring the bird in the day after tomorrow seeing as its a long drive to the conservatory. The baby has; -Gray pin feather that move into …

Need help identifying baby birds 
These 3 babies were brought to me as new hatchlings that neighborhood kids found and were toting around.. no mother bird or nest to be found.. i have had …

Baby Bird I Found 
Found him about a week ago in my back yard. he couldn't fly--sitting duck for predators. I have been feeding him a mash of sugar crisp cereal, vanilla …

pam 
small, very bright yellow/almost orange whispy tail feathers. light grey to pale yellow body long pointed beak and a very distinct black mask around …

Large bird with long beak and her babies 
These very large birds made a nest in our oak tree. The male has a crown like a parrot. They have 3 babies now and we cannot find out what they are. …

Brown bird with long beak eating off hummingbird feeder 
This bird was about the size of a seagull. Just a little smaller. Has a longer beak. thinking it may be a oriole. But I've only seen ones with bright colors. …

osprey or young red tailed hawk? 
I was taking pictures of one of the adult pair of red tail hawks living in our neighborhood yesterday and this bird did a few circles far overhead. Our …

Mystery Duck (with pictures) 
At Cincinnati Zoo, Swan Lake, native waterfowl like Trumpeter Swans can come and go as they please. He is a mallard-sized duck that is mainly black-colored. …

UPDATE on what's this baby bird 
It turns out it's a cowbird and the poor little birds feeding it are Chipping Sparrows.

All black but not a grackle 
The bird is shaped like a mocking bird. It's not a shiny black, more of a flat black or dark grey. I has a chirp like a finch that's very soft. I have …

What is this baby bird 
I just saved this bird from being eaten by cat. I have no clue to what it is.

Help identify this bird, please 
Can anyone please identify this bird?

Solid brown Swallow? 
This bird was found in a large grassy field in Southeast Michigan. The closest major city is Toledo OH. She is injured and was brought into my veterinary …

What is this bird? It's feeding a baby in my yard. 
Can you tell me wha this bird is? I've tried to find online - but none are this solid in color. I think you would call it tan or brown. It was slight reddish …

Fell out of our back yard tree. 
It's only a baby, but it has long legs, and has a beak that looks like it would eat seeds. It's cheeks or lips are a bright yellow and the color of its …

Birds at Feeder: Blue Tail and Wings, Sharp Head, Mottled Chest 
Feeder in Raleigh, NC Have researched for the past week but cannot identify this bird pair. Looking for help. Thanks.

I think she is a cuckoo 
I have never seen one of these around here before; Wynnum,Brisbane,Queensland,Australia. It went from the fence to this tree then to the ground from what …

orioles 
I have oriole feeders set up in my back yard. Every night something empties out the feeders. Sometimes the feeders are knocked off the hook that they are …

Not sure but I think this is an Indigo Bunting eating from a feeder in my backyard. 
I am not sure but I think after all my research this is an Indigo Bunting at my birdfeeder here in Ohio. I have never seen one in person before but would …

What bird is this 
Shot it while it was sitting on mango tree outside my house.

Grey Bird 
Please help Identify this Bird, we think he's a baby (hasn't eaten seeds, just wet bread), and dropper water. We want to know how to help him. Comment …

unknown bird 
Here is a better picture Comment Our readers are correct; Brown Thrasher. Susan

What Is This Bird? 
Last night these two birds came in my yard and I never seen them before they are brown with a white spotted belly and gold eyes and a beck like a flicker. …

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I need help IDing this bird 
I think I have seen this bird before, but when I look into it I could not find the bird. Can you help? Thanks! Comment Looks like a Gray Catbird. …

Feather picking 
I know this is a wild bird category, but I need help with a domesticated parrot. She is an African Grey, 4 yrs. old. She is constantly picking her feathers …

Identification help please.. dead bird on stairs 
Can I get help trying to identify this mysterious bird that i found one afternoon dead on my porch stairs? thank you

Are these Geese? 
Have been watching them for the last two weeks. Have been unable to identify them. Looking for any information about them.

didn't get a picture  
we had 2 brown birds with peaks on their head like a cardinal, and they had yellow on their wings near the back. They were chasing each other and unfortunately …

Sea Bird ? 
Took picture of this bird over the Atlantic Ocean as we were on vacation in Little River, and were returning to the Intercoastal waterway on one of the …

English House Sparrow 
English House Sparrows are not native, but were introduced by the English. They are quite abundant in most of the USA. In fact, where I grew up in New …

Readers Please Help 
My husband set up a motion-sensitive camera by one of our bird feeders. As the photos show we have lots of goldfinches and purple finches at this feeder. …

Fearless Little Bird 
I live in the northwest sector of the city of Washington, DC. A few years ago we had crows everywhere. Then a new bird came. It is the size of a starling, …

Baby swallow cannot fly 
Hi, We have always had Swallows nesting in our garage, this year one pair had six chicks which are now all flying. The other pair had three chicks of …

Bright yellow and orange birds 
I live in Portland, Oregon and I have been seeing a pair of yellow and orange birds that look like a tropical parakeet or something. Anyone know what they …

Butterflysky 
I have bluejays that come to my feeders and sift through the food to get what they want and the rest of the food goes to the ground. We buy a food …

New Bird at the Feeder 
For three days this bird used our feeder. We live in the St. Louis, Missouri area. Have not been able to identify. Would appreciate any help. My wife …

Bird seen in the aviary in the Monterey Bay Aquarium 
Can you help me identify this shore bird, which I photographed in the aviary in the Monterey Bay Aquarium?

Who Am I? 
A pair of these birds have built a nest in a clematis in a pot on our patio just outside our dining room in Irvine, CA. The nest is quite large,maybe …

Any Ideas Appreciated 
Hello! I saw this bird on Saturday afternoon. Near a wooded area, (old growth), Pennsylvania, Lebanon County. I think it is a warbler, it was small, …

shiny black bird 
I'm in southern CA (Ventura County), and I have never seen this bird before. It has the body size and shape of a cardinal, but it is all black except …

Blue Bird in Eastern Montana 
This little blue bird just showed up yesterday, he is almost aqua in color. I have looked but can not find an exact match,hopefully someone here can tell …

Please help me identify this orange headed bird 
I have beautiful bird visiting my feeder lately. It has the colouring and belly striations of a female blackburnian warbler (the head is a creamsicle …

Visitors to patio in Phoenix, AZ 
This pair have been staying overnight at our covered patio for a couple of days now. They don't seem bothered by human presence. Slightly larger than …

What Bird is This? 
It hit the front window here in Blaine, MN and we just have no idea what type of bird it is can you help me out!? Comment Ahhh, little darling. …

What Is This Bird? 
A bird of this type has visited my farm in western Kansas for over twenty years. First showed up and nested in a shed. She came back for years. She …

Unknown beauty! 
This bird was in my parents locust tree in Champaign, IL. May 7th was the first sighting and it has been seen several times since. Can you help us identify …

Not sure what this bird is.  
It's been hanging around the neighborhood. He's been visiting my bird house and eating the droppings from it. Is this a wild turkey? Comment Wow! …

dark blue and black with white chest can someone tell me what kind of bird this is? 
He has a very deep blue on his back with black wings and white on the undersize a little bigger than a sparrow.

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please help id this bird 
was seen in a Laurel tree in backyard here in Portland, Oregon.

Is this a finch? 
This little guy flew into my window this morning. I picked him up and brought him in. He seems to be resting and is looking much better than earlier. …

Mystery Bird in New York 
I keep hearing the bird around 1:30 pm and 2:30 pm I checked a couple sites with bird calls but none sound excactly like It and I'm not a birder so I'm …

What is This Songbird? 
Took this picture in the east Sandia Mountains in Albuquerque, NM. Was very vocal, and almost sounded like a Robin at times. Unsure wht type of bird …

bird crashed into glass window  
This bird seems tamed, sits on hand or on shoulder. Green body and head grey wings and tail, beak like a sparrow, 3-4 inches long yellow breast, pinkish …

Squeaky Bird 
Haven't been able to see the bird because it stops the high pitch squeaking when I open the front door. Inside the house I hear a very high pitch squeaky …

Mourning Doves have been incubating for more than 6 weeks - are they dead? 
I have been watching 2 Mourning Doves take turns incubating 2 eggs on my balcony for well over 6 weeks now. I am assuming they are dead, and yet the pair …

Can you identify this bird? 
I live in Ojai, California (southern California). This bird lives in the bird sanctuary behind my house. Can anyone help me identify this bird? Thank you. …

Need help to Identify this bird. 
Please help me.Seen in Laval Quebec Canada. Comment Hello Mary. From the photo, it looks to me like a Yellow-rumped Warbler. This adventurous …

Great Blue Heron but WHITE? West Charlotte, VT 4/26/11 
Saw an all white - except maybe for some dark spots beneath at rump-tail, crane feeding in my frog pond around noon today. Sharp yellow bill, tall - small …

Mystery Bird 
My father took pictures of this bird at his local archery range.

Glad I'm not the only one 
I had to go to Saginaw today and while traveling on I-75 I saw what looked to be a snow white heron fly over the express way. I made a mental note of …

Jim's Sargent Bird 
It is grayish brown on top; and white underneath. Some stripes on the wings. Its tail angles upwards when it is standing still.

Can someone identifiy these birds? 
Can anyone figure out what these birds are? The first one is of some duck thing, there was only one. Is it domesticated? The next two are of a bird I saw …

Central Florida Gulf Coast Brown Beauty 
I see many of these birds in a wooded/marshy area of a fresh water lake in my western central Florida locale. I have many photos of them. They are a very …

Little Gray Bird 
I have a little gray bird 4-5" all gray with orange beak, he flies into my kitchen window several times a day - he wants in bad - he's been doing this …

Help indentify this bird 
I live in southwest Ohio on a wooded lot. This bird caught my attention when landing, his wing beats were loud. He has pink legs and is about 19 inches …

A black and white bird with some yellow on it! 
It is black and white with some yellow on it and it stays with its mate most of the time the female will set in the nest and keep the eggs warm while the …

What is this bird? 
I saw this bird at the park. It seems to have a tiny, miniature crest.

Northern Michigan 
I just saw a bird with a black ring around it's neck, and its stomach was tanish colored and had spots on it. Any idea what kind of bird this could be? …

How To Keep The Birds Away from My Raspberries and Blueberries? 
Hello Susan, We recently moved to a 5 acre parcel in LaPorte Indiana. This spring I am planting 30 blueberries and 25 raspberry plants with 2 year old …

I am trying to help my daughter identify this bird! 
Every morning when the birds come to our window, my 2 year old daughter tries to name them using some cards I printed out for her. I don't know very much …

Got it finally! It has taken me 6 years to get a visual photo of this bird 
We moved to this house six years ago and almost immediately we heard a very unique bird sing. My wife and daughter fell in love with its song. The only …

Garden Bird of Prey 
Seen in garden in Phoenixville, PA. I'm new to the US- so was interested to know what it is! Thanks, Jim

Arizona Bird, or Not??? 
This bird showed up after a storm. It ended up on the playground of my kid's school. The grounds keepers have yellow taped it off so that the kids won't …

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Can't figure out which bird this is??? 
Me and my husband have been working on our backyard for the past two weeks. We been noticing these birds that have been moving in and the other day when …

woodpecker 
Hi! Well we have some here that are so big! the holes they make in trees wow -- a very beautiful bird, but they love our sassafrase trees! Just wondering …

What is this bird? 
This bird makes noises that sounds like a cardinals chip chip noise. Sorry for the bad pic. I live in north east Texas. Can anyone figure out what this …

Beautiful Cute Chirp 
I live in California, it is noon on a cold cloudy day. I was in the other room and heard a beautiful chirp I had never heard before. I saw a medium brown …

help?  
i saw a bird that looks exactly like a robin. same colors and markings except for a white thin ring around it's neck? can you tell me what it is? because …

Help-Loud Chirping/Crowing Bird At Sunset until Sunrise (South Florida) 
I live in South Florida and I have a bird that looks like an Egret except Black up high in a tree across the canal that is soooooo loud and keeps me and …

Is this a grouse? 
This bird has been hanging out in our backyard for a couple of months. I think it is a female grouse. Am I correct? The backyard is in San Francisco. …

Nesting 
I keep seeing some house sparrows checking out our bird house. Once it was two males, and then a male and a female. The male sits on top of the house and …

white headed bird unknown 
would like to know what kind of bird this is, could not find in bird book. About the size of a finch or sparrow.

What are these birds? 
I recently went to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic and took photos of a few birds that I can't identify. One looks like a Robin but no red breast, …

Unknown bird? 
This little bird moved very quickly that is why the pic is blurry. It moved like a woodpecker flying from tree to tree and walking up the side of them. …

What bird is this? 
I live near the central coast of Oregon. I saw a "new" bird feeding in my backyard. I do not have a photo. The bird is about the size of a robin. It has …

Great Cormorant 
It is one of the most famous birds ever! I can't believe I saw this bird. it was just yesterday when i looked out my window and there it was! Comment …

What are these birds? 
Took this pic on Feb. 13 2011 in Southeast Missouri. I thought maybe a male House Finch and a female they were together for a little while. Thanks for …

BIRD ON WIRE 
SMALL BIRD,LIGHT BROWN HEAD,DARK BROWN BODY WITH LOTS OF WHITE SPOTS ON BELLY,SHORT TAIL AND SHORT LEGS.

What type of bird is this? 
A friend of mine found this little guy on a trail in the woods... unfortunately he was dead. He was found on Feb.9th/2011 in the Bonavista North area …

Long, mid-High pitched call... almost like a locust, but it was a bird 
We live on the cusp of Issaquah, Newcastle and Renton Highlands in Washington. I heard a very different bird this morning from my living room. I had …

Evening grosbeak 
Here are a whole flock of Evening GrosBeaks hanging out at my neighbour's feeder. I stayed there a good half hour, standing in front of them at a good …

What is This Bird? 
Location: Lethbridge, Alberta. Canada Sited: Jan 26th 2011 in the afternoon. Picture attached. Bird was taking shelter in a strong wind. Little smaller …

Help ID this bird 
Picture was taken at my feeder in SC. What is it?

Falcon or Owl? 
We have a large, white spotted chest, bird in our back yard that has a body like an owl but a face similar to a falcon. Would love to know more about …

Wisconsin winter 
Hello, I just spotted a yellow and green parakeet at my bird feeders in dodge county Wisconsin. Can parakeets be wild or did someone let it go?

Orange crested sparrow type body 
This is a small sparrow-like bird with an orange crest. This photo was taken in Austin, TX. This is not a common bird in this area. I'd like to find …

ID this "black bird"? 
This was solitary bird at feed Dec 13 near Saltville VA. Head is black and crow like. Black eyes and bill. Bird slightly larger than Blue Jay. Thanks, …

Can anyone Identify this bird for me? 
I just took this picture this morning (Dec. 15th 2010). The picture was taken in Ontario Canada, about 45 minutes north of Toronto. The bird was about …

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Two hawks seen in the bronx botanical garden 
Noticed these two hawks perched in some trees lining the children's area and the parking lot respectively. Seen in late November. I know red-tails have …

Identify this Bird 
My friend took a photo of this bird while we were walking along a country road not too long ago. I was just curious as to what type of bird this is. It …

Whatizzit? 
We live in south Florida and this bird appeared on our fence this morning. Is it an immature Mississippi kite? Comment I believe so. Here is …

What Is This Bird? 
We are in Central Vermont and have a bird that we have not seen before. It is about 6-7 inches long with a grey body and wings with a white head and …

Small duck with white spot on its head 
Currently there are a lot of these ducks on Lake Natoma near Folsom in Northern California. They've just arrived in the past few weeks so I assume they …

Apple-Green Colored Bird at Hummingbird Feeder 
Question: I feed hummingbirds year round, and again this cool morning I have an apple green-colored bird, not an Oriel, trying to feed from the sugar …

Confusednewbernian 
On 10/29/10 these 2 birds arrived at my feeder outside my office in New Bern, NC. They were there midday today, 10/30, as well. The distinquishing feature …

What is this parrot in NSW Australia? 
Can you identify this bird for us please? We are in NSW Australia, 34 28' 13.58"S,150 14' 58.50"E elevation 688m. The feeding bowl in the photo is …

Need ID for Hawaiian Bird  
We saw several of these birds in Bird Park on the big island of Hawaii, near Volcano National Park. They were often in pairs on the ground.

what is this bird? 
medium size bird. smaller than a duck. black body with white beak long claws walking in our yard in central Indiana.

What type of Hawk is this? 
This hawk crashed in to our kitchen window this afternoon in Brevard NC 28712. Anyone know what it is?

Problem with Sparrows 
My problem is that my bird feeder is daily getting raided by house sparrows. My current bird feeder is a hopper that would accommodate striped sunflower …

Gold Finches in Sacramento  
I live in Fair Oaks, CA (Sacramento area). Last year I had many Lesser Goldfinches and American Goldfinches at my yellow thistle sock by this time in …

i just found a little juvenile brown bird and have no idea what it is 
it is medium in size, is a bit puffed, long legs, curved beak, black on wings, and largish eyes please help!!!!!

When To Clean The Bird House? 
What time of year do we need to clean out the nests of the bird houses I have in my yard? Thank you so much for your help. Jean

What Kind of Seed is in Most Bird Seed Bags? 
Hi Susan, Do you or maybe one of our readers know what the large round orangish seed is that in most bird seed bags. What birds like this? There …

Dee Dee, Southern California  
This bird is a good size, he has a bill like a hummingbird long and pointy his eyes are an reddish color with black in the middle, his feet are kind of …

what kind of bird 
Saw this bird in a tree in my yard. Can you tell me what kind it is? It makes a very loud noise. Comment Great shot! Is the sound a loud whistle? …

N.H. Back Yard Bird 
Size - 13" bigger than a Robin. Smaller than a crow. Back - Brown Breast - Black shape the size of a 50 cent piece Belly - mottled When head bent there …

White Bird at Sacramento Wildlife Refuge 
Tall, white bird with a long beak.

Is this a Mockingbird, and what variety, if so? 
This picture was taken on the beach in Aruba, September, 2 years ago. About a block away from the avian refuge. These fearless little thieves were …

What kind of bird is this? 
I saw this bird in my back yard in suburban Houston, Texas. Does anybody know what kind of bird it is? It was tormenting the Squirrels and Blue Jays.

Bird in Crater lake 
The photos were taken near Crater Lake, Oregon, California. Looks like Peregrine Falcon, but not sure. Can you help us identify this bird?

Help identify baby bird 
This little Guy was injured in the back yard and I've been nursing him back to health. I'm just not sure what he is. A couple of people say Wren but others …

What bird is this? 
A visitor to my front sidewalk was very interested in the creatures living in the garden -- lots of chipmunks. Can anyone help with what bird this is? …

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Bird I can't find in any birdbooks 
Wish I had a picture, but bird visits only occasionally and I'm never prepared to take a picture. I have searched every birdbook I can find at the book …

What Bird is This? 
In our 12 years in southwest Florida we've never seen this bird before. Can't find it in Peterson or on the www. It appears to be a migratory water fowl, …

Mallard Duck question 
Hi...hoping someone can answer this question. We live on the Chesapeake Bay, and one day in June, an adorable pair of Mallard ducks came to visit. After …

Identify bird...Killeen Texas 
Bird found in our backyard and was playing with our dog. Didn't want it to get eaten(too young to fly?) so I put it in the tree and left it alone for an …

Need help identifying a bird spotted in Vermont 
Saw a dark gray bird with white oval breast coloring 4 to 5 inches long that sang a distinctive tick, tick, tick, tick, tick while hiking in a remote area …

unknown nectar suckler 
I have numerous humming bird feeders around my yard and out of nowhere this bright yellow bird with black wings with speckles on its wings starts suckeling …

acorn or nuttall's woodpecker 
Posted to a friend's Facebook wall. Was found in a house in California. She took it to a wildlife center who identified it as a Acorn Woodpecker. That …

Large Brown Hummingbirds? 
I feed hummingbirds and thought I had a group of immature Humingbirds. However, they are slightly larger than a Ruby Throated Hummingbird (3.5 inches …

Beach bird in West Palm Beach, Florida 
Such a cutie! Spotted at Peanut Island in Florida. Anyone know what it is, besides a grumpy old man? (That is what he looks like to me)!

Mysterious Bird at Bird Feeder 
I am sorry I do not have a picture of this bird. It is approximately the size of a grackle (possibly a little larger), it had a white tail, white ring …

mystery bird 
I took this bird picture while it was sitting on a high line wire. Is it some kind of sparrow? Can't find out for sure what it is. Would be interested …

South Florida yellow and gray bird 
I thought I knew most of the birds around here, but I guess not. I have seen 3 of these birds in South Florida in the past week, all in very urban areas …

Mystery Bird ? Possible Snake Bird? 
We saw this bird in the evening, perched in a large pine, overlooking a freshwater lake in an urban neighborhood in North Charleston, SC on 06/30/2010. …

Abandoned Baby Birds 
I have a birds nest just outside my back door in the carport. She made the nest in my artificial ivy plant. The nest is about 3.5 inches across and …

Unknown Bird in UK garden near woodland 
Hi, This camera shy bird appears every day or so and I just cannot identify it. It doesn't seem to eat anything just appears, looks around then goes …

What Kind Of Birds Are These? 
Please, Can someone tell me what kind of birds these are! I have 2 here in my garden and would love to know! Comment Judging by its size, it could …

What is this bird??? 
I have 2 of them in my backyard in the birdhouse and wanna know what they are!Can you please help? They are green on top(very shiny), Dark tail and White …

Mother Has Abandoned Her Nest and Babies 
I have a nest that was made by both momma and daddy birds. After the nest was made, only momma stayed behind to lay 3 eggs and watch over the nest, which …

What's this one?? A mini-Hawk? 
I found this one, seems to be nested on the ground, has one baby, acts like all ground nesters when approached ie: flutters and act wounded to attract …

What Are These Birds? 
These birds visited our yard on Memorial Day and I have no idea what they are. There was a Crow nearby but I couldn't ID these poor, sorry looking birds …

what kind of bird is this? 
My kids were outside and asked if I would take a picture and try and figure out what kind of bird was across the street.

Need help with this bird 
The bird is around the size of a finch. golden breast area. brown wings with white edges. see attached pic. Comment Hmmm. Could be a warbler. …

Gray catbird? 
Well this bird look like a gray catbird but did not sing the way they describe in a book I have(catlike meow call). Can anyone identify this bird!!! …

Good place for a bird house? 
I recently bought a cedar bird house. I live on the third floor that has a small deck. I hung the birdhouse about 4 days ago and today I just had my first …

Where Are The Hummingbirds? 
I live in south Jersey and so far haven't seen any hummingbirds. Can you tell me why they are so late? We have had a lot of rain and some cool days. …

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Oriole Birds at my hummingbird feeder 
I put out a Humming bird feeder and got Oriole birds. They are drinking the nectar so fast I can't keep up. I was thinking of making my own nectar. …

Yellow bird 
I live in Central Utah, and shot this image at our backyard feeder where we mostly see house finches. It did not go to the feeder but landed close to it. …

Beautiful new bird 
This morning there was a new addition to our normal birds at the feeders. It is a little smaller than a tit mouse, and it's head is shiny black and throat …

Bird that Chirps after Dark 
I am not sure whether this is a bird. I am located close to Lake Huron and we have a bird that continuously chirps all night long. I think it may …

Maybe a Blue Grosbeak 
This bird visits our birdfeeder. Note the yellow beak and brown markings. It is small - maybe you can tell that in comparison to the feeder. Comment …

Starlings Attacking Finch Eggs! 
Good morning, My husband just witnessed starlings attacking our bird house. There was a pair of house finches that had nested and the starling managed …

Help -What Is This Bird? 
Hi Susan, I'm very excited about getting involved with birding. I have just retired and have the time to sit in the yard and enjoy all of the winged beauties. …

Will the Baltimore Orioles come back? 
The very tall cotton wood tree that several of the baltimore orioles nested in was cut down last fall, My orioles haven't been seen at my feeders, do you …

Help Needed For Unknown bird with broken wing! 
The poor thing flew into the window trying to fly away from a hawk. Tt broke its wing and lost a lot of blood. I wanna take care of it till it gets better. …

White Heron Sighting 
I live beside the St. Clair River in Courtright, Ontario, on the border with Michigan. We have had 2 sightings of a pure white heron flying over the river …

Moving a Bird House 
Question : I just moved into a new home and brought my old bird house with me. Birds had made a nest in it before, and I want to know if I need to …

Mockingbird Help Needed 
I would like more information on the mockingbird. I have had them for two years now and they have become very tame, however, I think I lost my female to …

Red-bellied Woodpecker building nest in my treehouse! 
Hi, My name is Kelley Ramsey and I have a Red-bellied Woodpecker building a nest in my daughters tree house which we haven't quite finished as of yet. …

Small and in great numbers. 
I live in Western Washington. The birds I saw are often in our yard and dart around in an almost un-bird like manner. They tend to stay very close to the …

Red Tailed Hawk? 
Is this a Red Tailed Hawk? He came to my bird feeder yesterday and was terrorizing the smaller birds.

This bird is so pretty what is it? 
I've seen it a few times come to my family's bird feeder. It's about the size of the blackbirds at my house. Comment European Starling.

Visitor from a field 
Can you please help me identify this bird? I believe it to be a turkey vulture because of the lack of hair on its head and the mite bites. Others swear …

Backyard Birds in Texas 
I saw this bird at my fountain around 7:30 pm. I haven't seen it since then. I have tried to identify it, but have been unable to find anything that resembles …

What Is This Bird? 
I'm not exactly sure what it is. I thought it might be an Egret or Heron but I've been searching for pictures and I haven't found any close resemblances …

Unknown Bird! 
Hi! I live in Mumbai, India. I came across this bird sitting on electricity wire when I was on a weekend trip in Satara District which falls in Maharashtra …

new bird 
I have watched birds here at the feeders for years and this is the first time i've seen this one, there have been a couple of them around here - am in …

Feeders 
How far apart should feeders be placed in order to attract different birds to different feeders?

Starlings 
For the past year and a half or so, I have been purchasing pricey "no waste" bird food that contains no grains (the grain feed attracted rats). The …

Water for The Birds 
I want to know if there is anything we can add to the bird bath water to help keep our birds healthy? If you could let me know we would be grateful. …

Linda 
MS? Very tiny, 2-3 inch, very shy, black/ deep charcoal ,round shape. VERY fast, daily to my deck in central MS. Much too quick to photograph.

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dana 
I have a pair of very blue birds with distinct white stripes on their backs

What kind of bird? 
This was taken on the north side of Atlanta Georgia. As you can see, in a wooded area. Just wondering what kind of bird this is.

Bird with a loud call/screech at dawn 
Hi - it's been a few years, so memory is hazy. I'm trying to identify a bird I met during one of my stays in Australia. I was somewhere between Sydney …

Pigeon Like Bird 
The bird has a grey head, orange beak, one shade of green on its back till it reaches a yellow line of feathers then changes to another shade of green. …

Seen at Khao Yai, Thailand 
Short toed snake eagle or a mountain hawk eagle Seen 5=6 days ago at Khao Yai, national park in Thailand.

LLB on the Rivana river 
Small wren or sparrow sized bird. Canoeing on the Rivana on 7/2 observed two birds i wasn't familiar with. They were in the middle of the river around …

Loud, long squawk 
I live in western border of Tidewater region of Virginia. In late afternoon, I can hear what I assume is a bird of prey making intermittent, loud, long …

What type  
Nice bird had it for 3 months and I always wanted to know what type of bird is it thank you very much

OK, have photo and all info on my hen 
This beautiful hen was nesting in my yard, black beak, black eye stripe, white tail feathers, speckled brown/yellowish feathers. All eggs hatched yesterday …

Brown bird with black u shaped mark under neck 
I saw this brown bird in my back yard in Massachuestts. It is brown with a tan breast and a u shapped black band under its neck. It also had a rose colored …

Beautiful red breasted bird 
I was driving in Egg Harbor, Wi heading north to Bailey's Harbor, Wi. I noticed a beautiful bird on the side of the road. The bird had a red/ orange breast …

What kind of bird is this? 
Red head and breast brown back with white lines in the shape of a turtle pattern.

Medium sized black bird with a long tail and crest 
I am in Southern California and have been seeing a bird about the size of a roadrunner, but black, sitting in a tree with a very loud squawk. He has a …

Unknown Bird 
This is a very pretty bird with black or dark gray feathers and a white or light gray breast. It is not a big bird. We are in Northern Middle Tennessee. …

Grosbeak Tag a long? 
This bird flew in with a flock of 30+ Evening Grosbeaks to my bird feeder several days ago. I live in northern Idaho. Please help identify.

Can't find this little guy in any of my books or on any websites. Please help  
Ground feeding among Sparrows. Winter in North East (West Virginia).

Bird Spotted in Millersville MD 
I was watching a large groups of Starlings or black birds flying in and out of the large evergreen tree across the street from my home. The flock appeared …

Backyard birding in north Houston - Raptor 
Raptor has at least 24" wingspan, perhaps 30". Underneath side of wings a solid color; light in hue either bone, silver, or white. Eyeing my 20 lb poodle …

Black bird that looks like a toucan but MUCH bigger. 
I saw this bird a few years ago and tried googling immediately after it flew away and have done so a couple more times over the years. It was not over …

Little bird with Yellow Spot 
i have a pretty little bird in my yard that has a bright yellow spot on its back right in the middle of its wings and same color on its breast right under …

Small, screeching gray-brown bird 
I live in Tokyo, Japan, near the western/central part of the city. There are some birds that live near my home that have very high-pitched voices. Occasionally, …

tiny bird with black feathers, red chest, orange bum in woodroffe northern territory 
tiny bird with black feathers, red chest, orange bum in woodroffe northern territory

Nancy 
It's a medium size bird,maybe close to dove size. Coloring is medium dark brown with red eyes. Longish beak. Likes the cactus. In New Mexico.

What kind of bird is this please 
A white bird with black on his wings

don't think it's a PA red-tailed hawk 
Our property borders an area with dense foliage and tall trees. For many years we've been treated to watching several red tails and their babies, always …

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Unidentified Thrush or Sparrow or Female Red Winged Blackbird 
Small brown bird seen near mulberry trees at Ft. Desoto Park, Pinellas County, Florida near Tampa Bay in late June.

Crane? Heron? Egret? 
I've lived in this house for 20 years but this is the first time I've seen these in my yard. Very large, long legs, long neck, tannish-brownish color with …

Bob 
tiny grey bird with silver wing and tail tips

What bird is this? 
My friends dog brought it in yesterday and we were just wondering. We live in south ontario

unknown brown belly bird 
Dollarville Dam area in U.P. of Michigan. Not sure what kind it is - please help

small pudgy bird 
pudgy sparrow sized bird with brilliant tiny orange beak, bright orange long tail away from the body, lower body and underwings orange, breast area light …

Porch friend  
This bird has been sitting on our porch railing all day. When visitors come to the front door he is not bothered. He just looks in their general direction. …

small blue bird with yellow beak 
Nearest thing I can find is an indigo bunting, but the beak was definitely yellow, and not as stubby as the Indigo bunting. Sitting by a cornfield on a …

What kind of baby birds are these? 
I rescued these 2 babies from a park. They were very weak, crops were empty and they were just a few feet from a lake under a bunch of hanging trees on …

What is this bird? 
It flies under the leaves and gets the bugs or water from underneath. I have seen it twice now..

long blue tail 
There were a pair of them that landed in my shell driveway. There were 7-8 inches long from beak to the end of the tail. Head and back were a grey brown …

Bird claw 
Found this floating in our fountain. We live in a very urban area in Columbus, Ohio and this looks like it belongs to a large bird. Can you identify it.? …

Blue colored water bird in wisconsin 
Saw this bird in Mequon,WI along the shore of a small lake. It was eating fish or bugs out of the water, but just standing in one place. I wasn't swimming …

Med size bird (similar to sand piper) 
Long skinny legs, runs fast; fawn brown back feathers. Black horizontal band around throat..then band of ivory, then band of black repeated, followed …

Bird 
Body of bird was gray with a black horizontal patch on chest. When it flew off it had a white bum which I didn't see when it was on the ground pecking …

Two-Toned whistle, slower low note, then quicker high note- NH 
For the past few mornings I hear this quite loud new bird in my yard, but I can't SEE him! Subject line has the song description, and the closest "words" …

Small immature bird, white and grey chasing bugs, please help! 
Twice we sighted this bird on a dirt road in Grand Teton National Park. It was chasing bugs after dusk and was not afraid of our car. I was able to get …

loud squawking bird sound 
We have a very loud bird sound that is new to our backyard wooded area this year. The squawking sound repeats 3 times at the same pitch and is a bit scruffy …

unknown bird in my yard 
it is solid black with a few golden yellow feathers on the lower back of neck. has a complete undercarriage of same golden yellow. very pretty, about …

What kind of bird is this? 
It is a small grey bird and has build an enormous nest up under our porch, in our outdoor heater. It is not scared of us and even though we eat outside …

Nuthatch variant?? 
general size and shape of nuthatch. white face, throat and underbelly. back, wings and tail top black with slight white hints. outside tail border shows …

tank 
IN NORTHERN WISCONSIN , JUNE , THE SIZE OF AN SHAPE OF A ROBIN BUT ENTIRELY RUST RED IN COLOR.

Tedd 
Northern Il, black with a orange-brown neck,Lark - like pointed wings. Eating at my feeder of common seeds.was Rather skitterish, etc. ??!! Thanks... …

bright yellow bird 
Bright yellow about 6 inches long a parakeet like beak eating sunflower seeds at my feeder

what kind of bird is this. 
This bird has black feathers(top) and a gray belly(bottom) its a common bird in houston that had me alert to answer my door from all the chirping it …

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Bird nest 
What kind of bird weaves a nest in a meadow

Black bird with gold head 
I'm in east tx & keep seeing this bird. What is it?

Need help identify this type of grouse or quail. 
We live in suburban Phila PA. We spotted this bird while walking. It let us come right up to it. Approximately 18-20" tall. Slightly webbed feet if you …

Bird Identification 
I am fairly well versed in American ornithology, but last summer my wife and I both saw a beautiful aqua blue and a sort of aqua marine bird with some …

al Jacksonville Florida o 
I saw a very small black hummingbird, with a gold band on its neck. I have several but never saw one like this. Could not find in my bird book.

Any idea? 
To be fair I took this yesterday at London Zoo but I couldnt find any name for him. I love the photo. Does any one know? He was a medium size

Marked like Robin but has White Belly & longer Tail 
See it often, but only one at a time. It has the same coloring of a Robin, but its belly is white and its tail is much longer than a Robin. Color is actually …

flock of large greyish birds 
I just saw a flock, 7-8, of large hawk-size greyish colored birds sitting in trees together in Lake County, IL. I went close and they flew to other trees …

What type of bird makes this sound 
I have been seeing all types of birds in my backyard due to all the feeders I have out for them. There is one bird which I have not seen but he makes …

What's the duck? 
This duck was seen near Berlin in Aug. The only photo i managed to take. Rather small, red bill, and blue wings. Seems that it's a female of probably wood …

Annoying bird call 
I can't see it, but it seems to be high in the trees. It gives a call of three consecutive whistles. We live in the Piedmont of North Carolina, on Lake …

Black mask around eyes 
What kind of bird

large black bird 
Turkey size with long pointed bent beak. walking around the yard. there was a pair of them that jousted with each other

Help me identify! 
Hi to all, I was sipping coffee in my sun room, saw a fast bird take to one of my 5 feeders ,he was feeding on wild birds unlimited fresh no mess plus …

yellow bird 
I live in the SF bay area, Newark. Today a strange bird was feeding on weeds near our front door. It was windy and lightly raining. The bird …

Hawkeye 
Small with horizontal grey stripes on head - yellow flash on wings

Winter in alberta  
I spotted a white breasted medium size bird in December in Alberta , a magpie chased it away as it was sitting in a spruce tree frequented by a magpie …

POINTED GREY HEADED SMALL AND ONE YELLOW AND GREEN TINY THINGS 
WE LIVE in a small town just outside of Largo, Florida. We feed them seeds they sqwark alot and look similar to woodpeckers but this was too small for …

large brown bird 
Large brown bird with rufus spot on back of head similar to marking on downy woodpecker. Brown was lighter than a thrasher. We are in Atlanta area and …

Beautiful salmon / sand colored bird - with salmon crown on head 
This beautiful soft salmon and sand colored bird, twice the size of a female cardinal came to my bird feeder for lunch- it had a crown like a blue jay …

whooeet whooeet whooeet whooeet 
I hear it day and night in a tall evergreen tree in Seattle. It is four loud notes that sound exactly the same and sound like a loud human whistle. It's …

Brown Bird with wide red stripe down the back of its head 
A bird has been frequenting my feeders that has a speckled brown body and a wide bright red stripe from the top of his head to his neck. I thought he might …

Grey Medium Bird, seen in Anchorage, Alaska, Sept,. 2014 
This is a medium grey color, medium size bird, approx. 8" - 10" tall. It had a white breast with horizontal black stripes on the breast. It's head was …

Split webbed feet in Iowa 
It is mostly brown with split webbed feet kind of like an American coot but it has a shorter brown beak. Never seen anything like it before

South Africa 
My cousin took this picture in Cape Town, South Africa. . At first I thought it was a booby, but that does not seem to be. . Can anyone help identify this …

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Small Yellow Bird with Black Wings 
It looked very much like a male American Goldfinch. The size and shape of the body, the flatter head, the black wings are pretty much dead on. The bird …

Los Angeles  
Grey fledgling. Rescued it from pool. Help me id please.

What is this on my porch? 
Brown. Puffed up. Two tail feathers. Only the backside visible. Looks flat from backside. What is it?

an unknown beautiful bird i want to know about 
there is this beautiful bird that visited my garden only four times. the first time when i stepped out of my door, i saw the bird sitting on the hibiscus …

Large bird found in tree in Packanack Lk, Wayne, N.J. On 8/18/14 
Light gray breast with pitch black head perched on a tree branch..overlooking our brook. Maybe looking for a fish dinner? The beak was about 2 inches …

NM mountain 
about sparrow size maybe towhee. Dark body,red to rufous crown. Seeds eater. Only watched briefly. No pic.

Small yellow bird with black & white striped wings, orange beak 
about the size of a sparrow, but smaller, coloring of an american goldfinch, but the beak was sharper and bright orange in color... seen in Central Alberta …

Michigan bird with reddish-pink splotch under the wings near body. 
This bird was the size of a cardinal. It had a slim, pointed beak. The bird had the coloration of most sparrows. This is the part that amazed me, it had …

Unknown bird 
Brownish water fowl, some kind of duck I think. Probably male and female. When swimming the one has its tail up like a wren. Not in my bird book.

What Bud is this 
It migrates here to Las Vegas in the summertime. The picture is of a female two years old and I used to think it was a beardless flycatcher but now I'm …

help identify baby bird 
I came home two days ago and found a nest that had fallen out of a tree in a yard. there was 1 bird which was dead and another one still alive. we have …

Amateur birder 
Red body size of a cardinal with orange beak. Head is completely black and no tuft on top.

Large black bird with long light colored legs and wide wingspan 
Three big black birds appeared in my back yard. They had fairly long light-colored legs and a wide wingspan with white tips on the wings. The largest …

Medium sized red breasted birds 
There are a couple of birds that hang out in my yard they are medium sized and red breasted. Brown with golden highlights. Would like to be able to identify …

Thought it was a robin but beak is all wrong 
Hi, this one is nesting in our office courtyard. I thought at first a robin since I saw some orange at the bottom of its throat, but the beak seems all …

Anyone know this bird from my description 
My friend has seen a bird on her bird table in the Charente region of France and could not identify it. The head had a silver cap, the face and throat …

i live in central il. 61949 
this is the first year we have had them.It is a bird the size of a sparrow but more lenth and sleek body.Its head is red the rest of the bird is brown. …

Brown Fowl 
This bird will not fly away from our parking lot. It has walked around the building for the last 2 days. I'm curious to the type of bird.

Mystery black and white striped head bird in Becket, Massachusetts 
This bird comes to a feeder and will cling. He has a beak which is very similar to that of a purple finch but he is bigger than a finch. He is a lone …

What is this bird? 
Mt bird has a black upper body and wings, white under body, has small red spot on head, mother of three , under the roof edge , It has a mud nest lined …

pale green bird with blue shoulder in Kansas 
PAle green chest, Blue Shoulder Cap,Chest Was Solid Color, BEak Was Nt Long Like A Tanager Or Warbler. No Brown On The Body Visible. Saw Under Bird Feeder …

Tiny red and dark blue bird, Bangkok - what is it? 
Only the back of the was visible. Seen early- to mid- morning in Bangkok, flitting and possibly hovering briefly in the foliage of a mango tree in a very …

wild bird ID? 
Uniformly cinnamon color except for black wing tip with spot of red above black? Only have a small pic on cheap phone and don't think I can get it on here.Central …

what kind of bird is this?!  
It is a large bird, with long legs, a medium sized beak, spots and an afro.

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What is it??? 
Size of a small robin, large sparrow. Has a green cast to the body with reddish chest and head

see these all the time dont know what they are.... 
I see them around the school in florida. they hop around and fly looking for food. but when they sit around they mame loud clicking noises and weird noises …

Crossbreed if peacock and buzzard.  
Is this a crossbreed? Great flyer with immense wingspan. Eating boisenberrys.

Yellow African bird 
hi, i was in south africa recently (kruger national) and have a photo of this bird but can't remember what it is...can you help? :) thanks

Olive insect eater 
This bird was running around eating insects

please identify our birds 
We watched these babies being born, raised & leaving the nest. These pictures are the babies a few days after they left the nest. The tails are only half-length …

song bird with a sweet song in Central NY  
We hear a song bird with a sweet song in Central NY State that appears to be all yellowish green in color and flits around the top of our neighbors tree …

Jay shaped charcoal gray bird 
I live in central/eastern Iowa. For several years I've been watching a charcoal gray (all over) bird and shaped like an "Iowa" blue jay. It then left …

I need help identifying my duck 
Hello, I am needing to figure out the type of breed my duck is. I found him roaming around the college I attend and since he was all by him/her self …

Large black bird with orange yellow feet in Austin, TX 
Large black bird with large wingspan. Longer yellow -orange feet and crested head. Looks like a loon.

Black hawk 
I have been trying to identify a black hawk with white wing feathers. It a stout hawk and wth only markings being the white wing tips. I live in norhtern …

Large brown-red dove like bird with distinctive call 
I've been hearing this elusive bird in my backyard woods...very loud call similar to the pileated woodpecker that also resides there. It's just a series …

Small gray bird with orange legs and beak in Missouri 
This tiny gray bird just showed up at my feeders a few days ago. Have never seen one like this on my deck. He's very small and has a bright orange beak …

Bird that makes a very high-pitched single sharp chirp periodically? 
We're in Northern California and have this bird that visits our yard every day, sits high up in the trees somewhere and makes a very, very high-pitched …

Just curious 
Hello, I live in central Florida and I have a pair of birds here and would like to know what they are. They look like a dove but are small (about 8 …

?? bird call 
I live on long island, ny. back yard is wooded. every morning we are awakened by a bird call. Clear,two parts six notes(usually). first part sounds like …

Yellow breast and under wings 
Saw two hawks at Villa Maria in PA last week. Circling high with bright yellow feathers under the wings and breast. Black feathers near wing tips. …

amanda geddes 
This bird was seen in and around the water of Buckie harbour, Moray, Scotland by my son. It has light beige/brown feathers, a distinctive red face, sort …

Gusesboy 
Falcon type bird. Very large, dark brn head white chest & underside, light tan back

What kind of bird is this 
I only see this one at night and I can walk right up to it and it does not move but if you move the branch it will move its mouth but nothing comes out …

Pennsylvania Woodpecker, but what kind? 
I know it is a woodpecker because of how it clings to the tree trunk and because it has a long, narrow, pointed bill. I have only seen it twice. It has …

Steve 
6 inches tall, pale yellow breast, red shading on the bottom of the tail, wings have white stripes on a brown background, head has a fuzzy crop, and likes …

vulture 
Red head About 6-8 foot wing span looks like turkey vulture but HUGH... Flew off before I could get a pic

Spotted in Asheville NC Mountains 
Extremely striking yellow bill on a small sparrow sized brilliant blue body. A finch was on the same feeder, and the finch was smaller and thinner. Not …

Brown bird with yellow ring around the neck 
I live in Hastings, MN and noticed that a brownish bird with some cream streaks in it had a bright yellow ring around it's neck. It is a little bigger …

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found bird 
My cousin found this bird wondering what it is has long legs that bend backward white ring around neck and a little beak

No idea beautiful bird in the woods in north cornwall. 
I was driving along and the bird was perched on the tree overhanging. I have tried every web page and cannot find it. Sorry no photo but hoping someone …

Something like a Cardinal 
A friend at work saw a bird on the ground she said looked like a Cardinal only it had a black & white speckled breast. Anyone have an idea what it was? …

What is this bird roosting in my carport? 
I live in north Alabama. What is this little brown bird that frequently roosts in the eave of my carport. I can only tell it's brown and one time I saw …

help identifying bird with white stripe on side of head. 
I recently spotted a bird I can't seem to identify.The bird was mostly brownish with a yellow underbelly and a white stripe across its head.

Like a cross between a heron and a kiwi 
This bird is reddish brown with dark green wings. Long, narrow, curved beak similar to the shape oof a kiwi. Long neck and legs. It looks like an undersized …

Florida stunner - mystery visitor 
It is too hot to be out now - about 90 at 3PM - so I was sitting in front of a fan by the window. Suddenly I thought I was hallucinating from the heat! …

Unknown bird 
Small head & large body. Made a sound like a bull frog does. Brown & white stripes, orange beak. Body shape like a grouse. Probably need to enlarge …

new to bird watching 
I have been observing a large dark bird. They come in the morning, several, 10 of them. They hang in my tree, outside my back door. They have a 5' to 6' …

small yellow bellied birds 
I saw two small tree perching birds with yellow bellies, dark upper body, orange beaks, and the top of there heads feathers tuffed up at times. They danced …

Robin-sized black bird with white collar and reddish breast 
Robin-sized black bird with white collar and reddish breast. Observed up to 8 (male and female maybe) in orchard near New Castle, Colorado

New bird in back yard?? 
I have a new bird in my backyard. It looks like a roadrunner but isn't, it is black and very loud and has about 4-5 different sounds. Has anyone come across …

A pair...one with tail feathers, one without 
These 2 little birds have been coming to our back yard recently. They always seem to be together, as a pair. The bodies of both are about the same size, …

cranes nesting in my trees 
I have two cranes that has nested in my oak tree (about 50 feet up) for the last two years. The had two babies last year and this year they are just now …

yellow breasted sparrow like bird 
Yellow sparrow like bird

Maybe a young Roadrunner? 
This bird is about 10 inches tall, runs fast across our gardens and has a curved black beak. It's brown mostly--brown and white. We have one or more …

Bird of Prey 
Sitting on a tree, very dark, almost back wings with white spots on them. White under belly with slightly redish on the side near wings, small head, not …

Silver bird with black stripe 
Silver colored bird with long black strip down side about 6 in very sleek and pretty. Trying to identify. Seen south of Dallas in Waxahachie TX

Texas bird 
small gray bird with yellow chest, pointed beak, and does not migrate from its Texas Home

just a wing! 
I found a perfect bird wing on the beach in Eastern Long Island,NY South Shore. I've been having a terrible time trying to ID it! …

Blue bird 
What type bird is blue all over including his claws and beak?

Turquoise fur 
Turquoise fur

muscovy duck 
I have a muscovy duck on my garden wall. I have identified it by color and patterns on its wings, pink beak etc. do these birds come to dubai?

South Carolina Bird 
I had 2 that were on my screened in back deck. They were very small and round (fat), gray, with a short tail and a very distinctive red mark on the top …

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Winter Visitor 
Today we had a winged visitor I need help to identify? It was sitting in a large tree we have on our little farm. He was about (per husbands measure guess) …

Pat Nixon 
11- 12" got a wild thing going on on top it's head Pecking on door window ANNOYING the dog Pretty mostly white with a black feather here and there over …

cheryl 
A fat bird with a whitesh ring around the neck, turquoise tips of wings and a longest sharp orange beck, in the eastern cape, south africa

Help in identifying large bird 
Seen recently in rural western Maryland. Large bird approx. size of common turkey buzzard. Larger than hawk. White round spot(maybe 4" diameter) at …

large brown bird 
Seen a large brown bird in my neighbor's yard in Louisville, KY. I would say it was at least 18 inches tall. It looked large enough to easily eat a kitten …

What kind of Warbler? 
Northwest Indiana this past weekend.

Sparrow? What kind? 
Looks like a baby? North region of Ohio in June.

Phoebe? Pewee 
Indiana Dunes about in early September.

goldfinch advice needed. 
Yesterday a goldfinch started visiting my birdfeeders. Today I realized he has flying issues. He manages to get from tree to bush to feeder but with a …

Who, Who, Who Are You? 
While recovering from foot surgery, I started to notice the wide range of birds coming to the feeder and photographing them. The pictured birds are two …

Bird of prey whistle vocalization 
What Maryland bird of prey's vocalization sounds like a whistle when in flight

Another West Virginia Bird 
This was another bird we saw at a rest stop in West Virginia. Thanks again for all your help

large brown bird seen in smokie mountians 
size of small chicken, seen on side of mtn dirt roads, runs when alarmed, sticks its head up when it hears you approaching

How to Save a Life 
I have a heart and a son and his friend who brought me a baby bird! It happened at my son's friend's house. I have had it about 9 days and he/she is such …

bright green bird in maryland 
I live in MD. I was looking out my window and saw a bright lime green colored bird flying back and forth from my Mimosa tree to my Holly tree. My mother …

Bucky 
I found it outside my door with a hurt wing. I brought it inside and put it in a cage to heal since no one in our area will take it. The wing isn't that …

Where do NY seagulls nest? 
Where do seagulls nest? Here on Long Island, there are thousands of gulls, but we have never seen their young?? Do they breed elsewhere, or do they hide …

crazy sparrow 
In my wren birdhouse the wrens have babies. There is a sparrow that keeps trying to get in to the house. This happened yesterday multiple times & is …

Baby bird 
Someone found a fallen nest, with only this one survivor. The bird is now with a wildlife rehabilitator since unfortunately it went through so many hands …

small grey bird 
it is 3 to 4 inches. about the size of a mouse. small head. it is nesting in a bird house ion our back yard. quite reclusive.

Mystery backyard bird 
Spotted at a backyard bird feeder in Fargo, North Dakota. Spotted on 30 June. Sparrow-sized.

this rescued chick 
This is in Tuscany. bird rescued in garden. doing well.

Looks like Phoebe but with mark on chest 
The songbird that I'm trying to identify is in Northern Virginia nesting in a bluebird box. She and he look the same. They are olive to tan grayish color …

Small Taupe Birds 
My husband and I live on a quiet cul-du-sac in a far West suburb of Atlanta. About a week ago, some birds showed up that we'd never seen before. At first …

Susanne 
I just submitted that "cuckoo"-baby, that cannot really be a cuckoo-baby because there aren't supposed to be cuckoos in North America. I asked for identification …

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Couldn't get photo in time 
Medium sized (definitely not small), red head, white chest, brown/grey back feathers. Never saw one before and have no idea what species it. HELP!

Baby bird identification help 
I found this little guy in my back yard, and I can tell it has a broken wing, my girlfriend asked me if I could tell what kind it is since I'm good with …

New Bird in my Backyard 
OK... I hope someone can help me identify this bird. It was perched on my fence a couple days ago and I haven't seen it since. It's the size of a bluebird, …

Srenee 
The dog caught this baby two weeks ago and it wasn't completely feathered. It's now doing great and I think just about to go out on it's own. I've been …

mystery bird 
This is the first time I've seen this bird in my yard. I live in a wooded area (10 acres near Havana, FL). It is feeding under the feeder. It appeared …

Never seen but heard 
I never see this bird but is sounds like " Look at chew, look at chew, look at chew. Anyone know? I live in the Northeastern corner of Utah just over …

large grey bird with sky blue chest 
It was on my garden fence a few days ago, my husband thought it could be a cuckoo but having looked at cuckoo pictures, it is not a cuckoo and it is bigger. …

NorthernFlicker 
Took a picture of this bird and think it is some kind of woodpecker. It didn't fly, it walked over to the tree and climbed up. What kind of bird is it. …

Extremely loud bird at dusk and sunrise 
I've lived in south Louisiana my whole life and I have never heard anything like this. It is an extremely loud double note call that starts around sundown …

Extremely loud bird at dusk and sunrise 
I've lived in south Louisiana my whole life and I have never heard anything like this. It is an extremely loud double note call that starts around sundown …

Stellar jay 
there is a stellar jay in my backyard nesting. I haven't seen her leave the nest at all. Is this common or could she be ill?

Stumped?? 
I live in South Central Tn and I have seen 2 birds the size of a wild hen turkey but they were white with black trim. They also had a mohawk of fine feathers …

Bird ID 
I have a photo of a bird that flew into my friends window yesterday, and sadly, it died. It looks like a raptor, but after searching the web, and Roger …

Odd bird in southeastern michigan 
It was what I'd consider fat, about the size of a robin. It was brown and tan with a slightly large beak for its small head. We did get a peek at its eggs, …

Olivia 
Was not able to snap a photo. This bird landed on my back fence this morning...it was about the size of a robin, very black, but with a trianglar shaped …

Not sure if bird is mature or young 
Saw a bird on the ground pecking at bugs. It was a rusty brown colour with striping on its underbelly and under its neck. It was about the size of a Mourning …

Small gray bird coming through 
There are new gray birds in my yard...in Denver in mid-April. Small, light gray, white breast. Very shy so haven't been able to get a photo. Likes the …

Black bird with bronze chest and very long tail 
I saw it in Texas near a river. Its the size of a blackbird, with a long tail and short beak. The tail was almost the size of a grackle. The chest was …

Finch of a different color? 
My friend lives in the mid-eastern part of Missouri and saw several finches in his yard today, but there were a couple that looked just like finches but …

Gray bird 
Unfortunately I was not quick enough to get a pic but this bird was about the size of a flicker. Has a gray body with orange feet and beak, and what appeared …

Tiny grayish birds enter cottony nest in tamarask tree from bottom of nest. 
I live in Phoenix AZ. We have tiny grayish birds that come back yearly to a cottony nest they enter from a small opening at the bottom. The nest looks …

Monkey-Bird? 
What i saw was a little chubby bird and it had a white breast area. The wings were mainly blue with some white near the end of the wings feathers. The …

Longspur? 
Unable to identify this bird. Slightly larger than a sparrow. Hope someone can help. Thanks.

What species? 
What species please?

Bird 
I live in Missouri. I have a medium size grey bird with a long very skinny beak and long tail with a bright red spot on back of the neck. Makes a unique …

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Mr. Chad Bedford 
I hope this is not a faux pas, but I need help identifying a bird by its EGGS! I got a good shot of the eggs, but while I am watching the nest, this bird …

what hummingbird is this? 
It has a black head, white stripe around neck and white stripe down chest and the rest is a light gray. Thanks! Oh, we first saw it yesterday, 4.7.13 …

Owl?? 
Saw this bird April 3/13 in North Vancouver flying alongside the Upper Levels Highway. It was about 18-20" long,or longer- darkish with a whitish head. …

Doves and eggs 
Why would the Doves leave there eggs and will they come back?

Wren-like visitors 
Visitors to my yard - They are wren-like, have red feathers on head, chest and on top rear of tail. North Texas area.

Brown bird 
I live in Decatur Al and am being frequented by several brown birds size of a Bluejay, breast is white speckled and the beak is long and narrow. What …

Baby bird found in pool in Gauteng, South Africa 
My husband found this bird this Morning in our pool.can any one help me to identify the bird?

Brown pigeon like bird 
This bird was on my neighbors roof near the beach areas of Los Angeles. It is a brown pigeon like bird with a white stripe on its head from the top of …

Crackle with a white head? 
I live in central Ontario. It is the end of March so the usual birds are coming back. What I call crackles are invading the bird feeders. This bird is …

What bird is this? 
Green bird with a small red beak.

Medium all black bird with white throat flash 
As I was getting up this morning I saw a medium sized bird - about the sized of a crow. Completely black - yellow bill with a horizontal white flash across …

Small brown bird with white ring around neck?? 
The white ring is like a scarf around its neck . It comes alone after others leave

Siberian corvid 
I've seen a bird in Siberia that looks and behaves exactly like a Eurasian Jay, but with completely different colouring. It has white under tail coverts, …

Wrens & Finches sharing Swallows' nest -- What's going on? 
I'm in Lawrenceville, GA. Every spring swallows nest on our front porch and we leave the nests for the next year. Over this past winter, including just …

Mystery bird on Boston's South Shore 
He is the size of a finch, black breasted, pinkish beak with black on the tips, red legs, black feet, long grey tail that is white on the underside,white …

Name these babies 
In our backyard

Large grey bird in Louisiana 
It was a large grey bird with a white head and I think it may have had some blue on its head. It was about the size of a turkey hen. It was walking on …

Three babies 
They are nesting on a bookshelf behind a stuffed animal. On top shelf apps 6 ft off ground.it sounds like a Carolina Wren but they don't have yellow beaks. …

USVI bird we saw today 
Larger, heavier and taller than a pigeon, all black, yellow beak, short white tail with bluish legs on ST John walking in a plush garden at the Westin …

What kind 
A gray bird with a red ring around its head bigger than a sparrow. What kind of bird is this? I live in ohio.

What bird is this? 
The bird had a yellow patch on its beak and red eyes.

mare 
We are in central Florida. Bird on our feeder is small like a canary with black wings what appears to have a bluish head and a. very red chest and what …

sandy 
i saw a bird that looks sort of like a mocking bird, but it was brown speckles white on outer wings and light under its belly with brown specks , almost …

Large, Chubby Bird in S.W. Michigan tree 
March---In S. W. Michigan, I have seen a large grey-faced bird with a straight yellow beak and short yellow legs. It has brown- speckled wings and is quite …

Found this bird in a dog cage. Dont know what it is. Can someone help? 
This bird is a webbed footed duck/crane looking bird. it is all black, with a long pointy beak which is mostly black with a white stripe, at the end of …

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Grey bird 
I just saw a bird that I have never seen before. I'm in the mountains of Virginia, USA This bird is medium grey with a light grey chest. It is …

Green bird with Blue head and yellow/orange belly 
the male is green on the back and tail and he has a blue head and yellow/orange belly. The female is just green. Comment: Are you in New Zealand? …

brown bird nests in walls 
medium size bron bird nests in hole in wall

Black-headed Grosbeak 
I promised Marilyn from Whidbey Island that I would post a photo of a Black-headed Grosbeak. It was at my feeder in the spring of 2009.

white-headed bird size of robin 
I have spotted him twice in the same spot off the driveway. He runs across the ground like a kildeer. The head is pure white. The body and wings are …

small gray bird with upright feathers on head in southern california 
small gray bird with upright feathers on it head in southern california Comment: Possible an Oak Titmouse. Susan

Red goose in the trees?? 
Remembered an old sighting from a long time ago, now wondering what the heck I saw! I grew up in central Pennsylvania in the woods. The bird I saw was …

bird in texas 
small green and yellow bird with blue head

Gray/White/Black bird - small w/ black head 
This bird has white belly, Black mohawk down head and black beard (under chin)- small. Doesn't match a chickadee photo.

large bird in central California 
I can't get a picture, but this large bird sits in the trees at my sister's house in the central CA valley. It has a very short tail, is pale underneath, …

Ger 
Never seen a bird like this, its breast feathers were a bit fluffy like a baby bird's.

Audrey 
It's about 4 inches and is a light yellow. Would not stay in one place for long and stayed close to trees and shurbry in the yard.

Birds flying really fast all together in circles non stop 
These birds are flying all around my house really fast. They look very playful! Some of them have blue only on their backs. They all have white bellies …

Where are all the Owls? 
We put up an owl box, made to exact demensions, and after 1 year plus, we still don't have any owls. We have water & live food, live next to many, many …

What bird is this? 
I saw this bird in my back yard one morning. I was above on the deck. It walked by me, looked up and then just kept walking along to the neighbors yard …

Northeastern Bird 
small light brown tufted bird with crown black and orange beak

Id please 
Brown colored, small bird, long tail at Thol bird sanctury.

wondering about this bird 
I am visiting my dad outside San Diego area and they have some bird feeders right outside their patio. They have been seeing (as I saw it too)a bird that …

wondering about this bird 
I am visiting my dad outside San Diego area and they have some bird feeders right outside their patio. They have been seeing (as I saw it too)a bird that …

Pretty song but cannot find anywhere :( 
So a couple of times now, a small Reddish Brown bird has visited my backyard to sit on my porch rail. It is small, roughly the size of a finch or canary, …

mactraks 
size of a fat sparrow; black with white underparts; light-colored beak. Comment Dark-eyed Junco. You can learn more here Junco

What is this bird.  
I saw an orange breasted bird in among some gulls today and it resembled a gull,about the same size as a gull, any ideas? Comment Sounds like a …

similar to a red bellied woodpecker 
Well I just saw a bird twice in the last two hours or so that is not in any of my guides. It looked a lot like a Red Bellied Woodpecker . . . but it was …

Is this a hawk?  
It has a white ring around it's neck. It looked like a hawk and when I started to snap the shot a car flew by and scared it. Does anyone know what kind …

Can You name the Bird? 
Took a photo in a Bird Park, but I forgot to check the Name. I've tried, but I can't find it in my books.

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Florida visitor 
Looks like a duck but has vulture like head , black and white feathers, older, maybe domestic cross breed. Friendly spends time under dock, allows mallards …

Hawk-like grey bird in Southern CA beach area? 
Today, a beautiful light grey hawk-like bird landed on my deck and then flew away. The bird had: Small hooked beak Predominantly light gray with no pattern …

Need help in identifying 
This was taken in my backyard in Port Charlotte, Florida. I'm not sure what he is. His bill looks that of a Cardinal. Comment: Sorry, but it …

A quick look 
It was light grey with a bright red crown or crest. It was plump like a dove but smaller. It was loud like a bluejay and fussing at a squirrel that was …

baby bird 
i have a baby bird with a black head and red eyes its got a white grey body with mostly grey on the back

Hawk or falcon 
Saw this bird flying very high just gliding very very fast. It was over the Norristown farm park, in Pa. Cannot figure out what kind it is. This was the …

bird mystery 
i have a bird in my garden it is dark grey on its back and light grey on his belly with yellow and black strpes under his chin what is this called

Please identify 
I saw this bird in the johannesburg area and need to know what type of bird it is. It has green feathers, brown head and yellow stripes on the back, …

Birds in my backyard - Part II 
The small brown bird is extremely fast and perches only within the safety of shrubs and bushes. I do not have any details on the 2nd one. Clicked …

grey bird that attacked another  
It was a fat light grey bird, big wings, widespread tail thats grey with 2 dark grey or black bands & he attacked/killed another bird & stood on/over …

mystery bird 
I was hunting tonight and saw a bird 2 to 3 times the size of a grouse as it was chasing grouse around. it would fan its tail like a turkey it was really …

Unknown Sparrow??? 
Taken July 2, 2012 Comment; A Chipping Sparrow. Susan

Mystery bird 
In amongst my returning birds this weekend was a small, no bigger than a blue-tit, greenish-yellowish bird. Quite bright plumage. It was sleek-shaped rather …

Unknown backyard bird San Diego 
Song called my attention as it was unusual for my backyard. Tan color with distinctive brown spot markings on throat. Also larger than our typical sparrows, …

Unknown Bird (Immature) 
This photo was taken in west central Illinois yesterday. At first we thought it was an immature American Goldfinch but think it is too large. Any help …

pigeon/dove 
it is a purplish green head back of head and middle part of body along with wings are solid light brown the end back feathers are light solid grey white …

montana bird 
Medium bird white ring throat, crested dark colored head, light grey underbelly, grey body at Big Sky Montana ?????? Can't get a good photo

What kind of blue bird 
A pair of blue birds were on bush across street. One struggled to climb up then fell to ground. Both flew across street low to ground. All deep blue with …

Guests In Our Yard 
At dusk my husband called me to see this dark charcole, 3 inch long (head to tail) bird with a narrow tail. There were 6 birds that we could see. They …

Original or Photoshopped??? 
Not my bird; sure wish it was!!! Got this in an email and am wondering if this bird with babes is actually this colorful or if it has been photoshopped. …

mountain night bird 
this bird gives one long high-pitched whistle every 20 t0 60 seconds

Large, wet, baby bird. 
We found it along the road in East Central Indiana. We thought maybe a hawk of some sort. It has dark legs and beak, whereas red-tail young have yellow …

never seen before 
hi, my husband saw a bird in our backyard(Salinas, CA)he said it reminded him of a roadrunner, it had a long tail & long pointy beak with the coloring …

HUGE white bird. 
I was on a country road late at night in July in nothern Illinois and saw a huge all white bird sitting alongside the road. At first it looked like a large …

Squeaky Bed Springs Bird Call 
Duck like appearance. Loud call as though a child is jumping up and down on a squeaky old-fashioned bedspring. That bed spring would have a microphone …

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Wardy 
Somerset, September 16th. It flew like a bird of prey, thin swept back wings. and was mobbed by swallows. When it perched on the roof ridge it had a …

odd grey-ish tan bird in Saskatchewan 
it was grey-ish tan all over and had distinct white markings on the wings as if they had been roughly outlined and coloured in with a white-out or something. …

Cat brought in a bird.... 
Please help identify this little guy... her is about 4 inches...grayish-olive color..front of his face looks like he has a white X across his eye brows …

New bird in our SE Ohio yard 
This morning a bird landed on our porch railing and we are stumped. This bird had a dark charcoal grey colored body black eyes and black legs, A little …

Help ID bird 
Bird was seen in a hunting lease in South-eastern Georgia between Woodbine and Folkston. It is small, approximately wren sized, deep black with vibrantly …

Pigeon 
We have a new pigeon that joined our barn. It is more refined than the others and has large red rings around each eye....what is it?

What bird is this? 
i need help with this bird plz. i have no idea what bird this is!!! Comment That is Mourning Dove. You can learn more about them here .

Spotted in Downers Grove, IL - Small greenish yellow body with black cap 
Saw this little one flitting around the train station parking lot - not really flying but getting around. Was eating like crazy (saw it catch a fly) and …

In Southern Ontario 
We were canoeing and saw this big dark brown coloured bird on the river. it had a long yellow beak, couldn't get off the river too well, he took a while …

Cardinal 
I have been seeing these birds at my backyard feeder for the last couple of months. To begin with they showed signs of being quite young - sitting on …

nest  
what bird builds a nest in late summer? its building it in my blue bird house. Comment: Could be an American Goldfinch, which builds it's nest late …

'Pretty Bird' song 
I live in Western Canada and heard a bird singing 'pretty bird' pretty bird'. I did not see the bird . It was early morning. What bird sings that song? …

black and white 
black and white medium size, solid black tail feathers under solid white tail feathers, some purple on chest, red feet. black and white speckled head. …

small white bird in back yard 
Saw a small white bird (first thought it was a baby chick), but it was mostly white with brown back and a little bit of brown on crown of head. Was able …

Flicker like bird 
The bird in question is about the size of a flicker. It has a buff colored head, black underbelly with white spots (not white with black spots), mottled …

window bird 
seen out side bedroom window, in a oak tree. Comment Starling.

is it a finch? 
In Mississauga, Ontario, I saw a small bird, which had a light brown chest, and two horizontal stripes under each eye, one black and one white. It made …

Sbswann 
The bird has a black beak head and back. It has white spots on the wings. The tail is held up and about the length of the bird's body. It had a redish …

Bird in Backyard 
Was taking pictures of Flickers and noticed this bird. Not sure if Robin or not. Head seems too flat and coloring doesn't look right for a Robin. Could …

black-feathered red billed bird spotted in Budapest  
Hello, last February I was in Budapest and took somes pix of a beautiful bird that might be common over there but which I've never seen in Brazil, where …

I D help needed 
Tan med size bird with white breast. Red rings around eyes, long curved bill, long tail. London, Ontario. Thanks

two note night bird 
We live in the Western NC mountains. I heard a bird call after midnight. Two notes then a pause lasting from 5-10 seconds then repeating. Heard it about …

Lack of Birds 
We are temporarily nesting in Key Largo FL and I want to know what yard birds we might be able to attract and more importantly, HOW. I bought a birdbath …

small bright yellowish-greenish bird 
Saw 2 today flitting from tree to tree. Color was a very bright yellow/green depending on how the sun hit. longer skinny bill than most small birds (not …

pigeon on patio 
Found a young pigeon on my patio that has a black beak, & yellow crown. Is that typical for pigeons?

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larger them Cardinal 
I am in Tennessee. I see this lovely bird all over it is larger then the red cardinal. Red mixed with lots of green what is it? Sorry I don't have a picture. …

Thea 
The bird is about the size of a Grosbeak, brown with a bright yellow ring around its neck. It came to the seed feeder in South Lake Tahoe. I haven't …

Garden visitor 
Its two tone brown, flat head with long yellowish beak, about the size of a starling. Any ideas?

Is this a Merlin Falcon? 
I think it's a baby. It has a hard time walking, kind of flops, cannot fly, and keeps getting in our pool. It is currently living under some bushes. …

Large white bird in Guelph ontario 
This bird looked like an egret. Size slightly smaller than a Blue Heron. It was mostly white with black tips on it's wings. The most distinguishing …

Black bird of prey 
I wish I had a photo, but I don't have a camera powerful enough to get one. There are majestic black birds, quite large, that remind me a lot of the …

Small Hawk?  
There is a small hawk living in our yard it is not a red tailed hawk and has a gray back with orange to white belly with black spots, anyone know what …

Bird follows my dog around the yard 
This little bird flies from tree to tree in my yard making a constant chirp all day long, it also follows my dog around and lands very close and chirps …

large white bird  
I saw a bird that looked to be about 24 inches tall. It was standing on a gravel road. It stood upright like a penguin but had downy, fluffy white feathers. …

W Botha 
In a marsh, reeds, black bird with red patches on the shoulders.Loud sound. Little smaller than a dove. Comment It is a Red-Winged Blackbird.

Gold breast, Gray Body 
size of an adolescent robin; gold breast gray back and head.

birds in the chimney 
We live in a subdivision in northern Indiana. A few homeowners have reported birds nesting in the chimney for the last month or two. These birds seem …

dark brown and yellow eyes 
I saw two birds at my bird feeder eating seeds off ground as feeder was recently emptied. Had the shape and size of common grackle and similar beak as …

Thrush looking bird? 
I was looking out of my window the other day, to see a bird a little smaller than a blackbird. At first I thought it was a thrush, but the markings seemed …

what type of bird is this 
this bird is about like a killdeer except a heavier frame. it has a medium length dark bill.the top of the head is black and a chestnut brown color on …

Trying to identify small dark bird of 4 inches with a all green surrounded by yellow line 
I was in Austin Texas at a Walgreens one evening and found this tiny never before seen bird. I picked it up and put it in a handerchief in my trucks door. …

Pelican in Oregon? 
We just bought property in rural area of Portland. Hiking around the other day and this huge bird goes flying over us with a very large salmon colored …

Baby Bird 
It has a black beak but with yellow near the edges, has black and brown wings in lines. Has a light brown chest with a little black stripes and has white …

Uncommon blue colored bird on Michigan's AuSable River  
We were canoeing down the AuSable River and several times witness the beautiful sight of a large mostly blue bird, the shade was not as bright …

southwest colorado bird? 
Bout the size of a robin. Seen in the evenings in a group of about 4-6 birds. sits on branches but also climbs side of tree like a woodpecker. Black on …

What kind of bird was it? 
Bright orange with tan or light brown on the wings, no top knot, but black around the yellow peak. looks like a Cardinal.

Big bird 
There were 3 of these guys two houses down from me. Comment: I believe that is a Sharp-shiined Hawk.

Juvenile Brahminy Kite ? 
Could be a juvenile Brahminy kite or White-eyed Buzzard juvenile. Found it on the lower branches close to river Ravi, Punjab.

white triangle pattern  
I have no idea what this bird is nor have I ever seen one like this before. Comment I believe it is juvenile Black-crowned Night Heron.

unknown bird 
this bird has brown feathers and has a black and white face. Comment; I believe it is a Carolina Chickadee. Nice photo. Susan

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Bald bird 
A few days ago sitting outside in our backyard in southeast Michigan we spotted a bird that was bald on his head and was black in color. The bird was the …

phil 
A little bigger than a sparrow. Black on top with some orange on bottom and a long forked black tail Comment; sounds like a barn swallow. Susan

What kind of bird 
Size of a sparrow and neon metallic blue Comment: Possibly an Indigo Bunting. Susan

Swallow hawk? 
On the hillside by our home there is a medium sized bird that appears to be a hawk, yet screeches like a swallow. The screech is as loud as a peacock's …

All White (possible albino?) bird(probably a fledgling) Wolf Creek Falls Altamont NY 
I was hiking in Wolf Creek Falls nature preserve near Altamont, NY when an all white bird “flew” across the path zigged and zagged a few times then landed …

What is this bird species? 
My grandfather took this pic in Navada. He is wondering what it is, I am trying to find out for him...

Bluebird fledglings 
The fledges are several weeks old. One of them seems to have the deeper blue of the male as compared to the pale blue of the female.

bird 
seen in houston texas. urban area but maybe a mile from buffalo bayou. see often while walking dogs late at night.

Unknown Bird on my bird feeders. 
I live in Dorset in the UK and Two days ago my husband called me from the kitchen to come and look at a strange bird that neither of us had ever seen …

Bernice Shuster 
This bird looks like a sparrow, but it has a bright red top on it's head. Have seen several hro the yers, but the first time I seen it this year. The …

Medium Sized Brown Bird 
Sorry, I went into the house to get my camera and they were gone by the time I came back out. The birds were at the very top of our maple, where the branches …

Big bird, funky feather! 
I was at a animal rescue facility today, and i looked and found an all white feather and near the tip was a think black strip, but some white was still …

What kind of bird is living in my barn? 
There is a bird that is living in my barn. It's roughly four or five inches long and is relatively small. It has gray feathers and a small dark-ish colored …

What kind of bird is this? 
We saw this bird only once but its coloring is so unique we haven't been able to figure out what it is and it's driving us crazy! I think it may be a youngster …

Help save me 
Found under an overpass in Redlands, California. Prefers to rest while clinging to vertical objects. Looks like a swift, but curved bill has me confused. …

little bird 
bird is little, smaller than a sparrow, makes a noise that sounds like a snake rattle

Nest of baby birds in my hanging planter.  
I took the planter down to water it and found the nest at the time there was only one egg. This is the second nest I had in this plant. The first one I …

I was chased!! 
This bird is small, about 6 inches or less, it is narrow, and it looks like an arrowhead when in flight. I didn't get a look at it while resting only while …

Catbird , I think!!!!???  
I live in Southern California , and have never heard this "bird" before. I have very tall pine trees in the side area of the house / I walked out this …

What bird is this 
I live I the Grande Prairie area and have been hearing the prettiest song from a bird. I have lived here 20 years and not heard this song. I have tried …

Strange Egg Found 
Today when I was in my backyard, I found an entire clutch of eggs just laying in the grass! They are a very pale blue with a few black spots on the blunt …

Alabama - unidentified bird 
A beautiful bird flew in through my open kitchen window, in south central Alabama, hid behind a door for a few minutes, then luckily found the window again …

Rural Girl 
I keep seeing a grayish bird around our Saint Hedwig home. It is very elusive and makes a clucking sound. It is very similar to a mocking bird in size …

small completely orange bird 
It was eating sunflower seeds at the feeder. We live on the west coast of Canada and have only seen it once. It was a rufus Orange .

Brown (with a bit of white) bird 
Here's a picture Can you tell me what species this is? Comment: I believe it is a Nighthawk.

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What bird does this egg belong too? 
This is in our neighbor's lawn by itself. It's light blue, but I don't think it is a robin egg. I thought robin eggs are solid blue/green and don't have …

what kind of bird? We live in Michigan 
Seen this on our dock this morning. i have looked up several birds and i haven't found out what it is yet. We live in Michigan. One hour north of Detroit.Somebody …

Mountain View 
I have see an unusual bird in and around my daughter's school. The bird has Orange feet and makes a strange noise. A poor drawing is attached so I will …

Large baby bird 
I found sitting on the frame of our awning over our deck what appears to be a baby large bird. It's wings are tan/black with white tips. It's head is white …

bird in northern ca 
it had a black head, black crest, black back and its underside was white. sorry no pic

What bird sings "bay-beee bay-booo" all day? 
I've not heard him sing anything else. He lives in the trees right by my house... Also, I have a barn swallow nest with 3 solid white eggs and one brown-spotted …

Mostly Black, long beak, found in a sand hole 
These babies were found in a sand hole. The hole is fairly small... size of a large man fist. There were probably 6 or so babies in there. Have checked …

Acts like a hummingbird 
I live in Tennessee. There is a bird that frequents my hummbingbird feeder, but i have not been able to identify him. He has a short beak, solid white …

Robin like bird 
IT looks like a robin but it has a bright orange breast a red beak and black wings

large breed white baby bird 
My son saw a baby bird on the ground behind our house. He was unable to get a picture. It was kind of fat, and about the size of a full grown quail. …

Unknown grey with BLACK bib 
We have been feeding and watching bird for years, but this one is new to me. I saw him hopping on the ground near the robin. He's about the size of a …

Brown Bird White Ringed Neck 
I saw two birds walking on the ground, they were light brown with white rings around their necks. Their bodies were somewhat wide, legs skinny. They weren't …

Bird_Pond 
We frequently see interesting looking birds that could possibly be rare. As of this afternoon there were two different species that we have seen by our …

Don't know what he is.. 
I found him this afternoon sitting alone in the grass, he didn't fly away and I noticed he was a baby. I think he fell from his nest. I didn't see the …

Mrs Adams 
Blackbird size bird with completely black head, bib, and body. The breat and underparts are salmon pink. Bill is yellow. Hanging on a fat ball. Never …

unknown bird 
Didn't see the head, but it was about 4 inches in length,dark black body and the wings were completely bright red. I live in central Ontario and I only …

Carport Nest 
I live in Northern Indian. There are two similar nests in the carport one I know belongs to a barn swallow the other belongs to a bird that is similar …

Found this bird on the ground 
Found on the ground 6 days ago. It has been eating ground turkey. Can you help me identify it?

Are they falcons or not? 
We have spotted two larger than pigeon sized birds in our back yard. The male keeps attacking the female, while she just sits and allows it to happen, …

Unique looking bird seen in NJ 
Saw this bird in northern jersey, van saun park, paramus nj. It was seen flying over a lake around sunset. Distinct "ball" on the neck of the bird.

ontario in may 
small bird brown wings, tan breast, red bill ( like a finches) brown crest on head. Saw it on garden trying to pull dead part off plant. Then it sat …

acts like a hummingbird 
A bird was in my backyard, Chicago, where I feed birds. This bird was fluttering like a hummingbird but it was too large and not the one hummingbird that …

Lincoln park sighting 
A small bird --bigger than a sparrow-- with a luxuriant black coat and brilliant red and yellow stripes on it's wings where they join the body. The bird …

Little Ringed Plover? 
At our school in Framingham, MA we saw two birds an adult and a young bird. They looked like little ringed plovers as best as I could identify in bird …

Nest Blown From Tree, 2 of 3 baby birds die. I'm looking for help raising the lucky survivor. 
I've read up about everything, also purchased baby bird formula. I think I'm headed in the right direction, but any advice would be appreciated! He appears …

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Annoying Brown Bird 
There's an annoying brown little bird, that sometimes sports punkish feathers and then smoothes them out. He comes every morning around 6:30 and does 2 …

Is this a Hawk? 
I see this hawk all the time, had my chance to finally get a photo. Just not to sure what kind of hawk it is. Comment No, that is a Turkey Vulture. …

turquoise and yellow 
a friend of mine was saw a turquoise and bright yellow bird when she was sitting out this morning and we have no clue what it is if anyone knows please …

What are these please? 
These two birds have been visiting my second floor balcony bird table for a few weeks now and I'd like to know what they are and if they are a pair.

What is it? 
The huge black bird was standing on the ground, in my back yard, it was at least 3 feet tall with a long 1 foot long black beak. A crow was also with …

found a chick 
saved a little birdie from the prying eyes of some cats outdoors, need help identifying the kind of bird it is. I am posting a picture. Thank you in advance. …

Abandoned baby birds 
A bird built a nest above a light fixture outside my garage. There are 3 babies inside and the mother has been flying in and out to feed them. This morning …

What kind of bird in Riverside CA 
Found this fledgling (?) in the middle of the walkway. No obvious nest. Picture doesn't show it well, but it has yellowish down, reddish-brown beak with …

WHAT IS THIS BIRD 
large white with black on its face and back, bird on fence in grove city ohio Comment Sorry, I simply can't make out this picture. Susan

long billed curlew? 
The last week in March I drove across Oregon. Around Burns, Oregon I saw large flocks of avocet shaped gray birds with long curved bills feeding in wet …

BEAUTIFUL BLUE & BLACK GLOSSY BIRD. 
A small,almost 4inches long bird made a hanging nest in my frontyard & gave birth to a small baby bird.The male has a glossy skin.He has a dark electric …

white crowned sparrow, is it ? 
We have four of them this year, visiting ! Never had them here, before ! Comment Yes they Are!

Adams County Ohio 
Small very slender (bigger than a hummingbird but smaller than a yellow finch) gray with yellowish belly. Series of 5 whistles each note rising in pitch. …

large aqua colored eggs 
This is a question about bird eggs. We live in St. Petersburg, FL about three blocks from the bay. My daughter and I walk to her school in the morning. …

dzdesertrat 
sand colored, two dark rings around neck, white in between rings, spindly legs, overall about 4-5 inches.in palm desert, ca. must be passing through, never …

Migrating bird? 
A large cardinal like bird came to the feeder. Not as brilliant as the cardinal, but red. Long tail. Female was nothing like him. She had some black …

Black-White bird in Slovakia 
Black-White bird seen in central Europe (Slovakia)

STANGE BIRD IN CORSICANA TEXAS 
I was behind the office today when I spotted a bird species that I have never seen in Texas. Can someone please help identify this bird? Comment …

Linda in AZ 
I saw a very tiny bird. Very round with an owl like face brightly colored yellow head and face with a grey/green body only about 2 1/2 to 3 inches tall. …

Found Hatchlings 
My brother-in-law found four tiny birds in a nest in his satellite dish when he was moving. They have no feathers, but around their eyes is dark grey and …

What is this Phoenix bird? 
While visiting Phoenix I keep seeing a gray bird with a brown breast and some light markings on the throat. I've spotted it running, hopping along the …

Bird was seen in southern New Jersey on 4/20/12. 
Light Brown Head with 2 black and 2 white rings that went completely around the neck. It also had orange/red in the tail. Have never seen one of these …

Sounds like a Northern Cardinal 
What Western bird sounds like a Northern Cardinal? I am in Yellowstone National Park WY, it is April 24th. The song has some sliding introductory notes …

Unknown Bird required identification 
The bird just built its bird nest at my place.

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help me identify this bird (sorry no picture) 
looks like green heron but has a long brown bill like a nail and purple front with orange/red duck like feet gray head on top and a white streak near the …

Found a baby bird 
We found this bird and rescued it from our cat and trying to figure out what it is

tell me what kind of bird this is 
its about the size of a grackel,has a dark body with yellow spots on neck,body and wings please can anyone identify this bird seen in Douglas county, Wisconsin. …

What is this Bird? 
bird that is slightly larger than a blue jay, brown with a black brest on the chest and a red or rust cap on head

Found on road half alive 
This bird is about 5 inches tall, wingspan is maybe 8-10 inches. He has a long, pointy, and yellow/tanish in color beak. Black feathers with a little bit …

HUGE House Sparrow? 
This morning I took a photo of a bird with the markings of a house sparrow, but much larger. I snapped quite a few pictures, and then printed a couple …

Bob 
Bird had long tail and seemed to have some light red in body of bird. It was a windy day so a good picture with my camera was hard to get.

Thought it was a chicken....then it took of flying. 
I saw this bird across the street at a neighbors house and thought that maybe one of his chickens escaped. As I approched it, the bird bedded down as …

upstate NY 
It was fat--orangish bottom and large brown speckles on top. Very long beak. Would blend in well on the ground around trees. It bounced when it walked. …

Need help identifying a bird spotted in London UK. 
This bird was spotted in London UK, need help identifying it.

What is this bird? 
It had a white, almost cream back with brownish/greyish wings; was about the size of a fat starling, fairly long beak, and was sitting on one of our trees, …

Birds on farm 
I live close to a wetland. In the rocks close to the house i see two birds. I think they are plovers. Long yellow legs prominent grey spots on body. Lighter …

1st time seeing these birds 
Seen standing in water edge for several hours on 3-30-2012 in Lake Placid, Fl. Grey head, orange beak, body brown, wings appear to be darker than body, …

Brilliant red crest and chest 
Dazzling red on the crest and chest, black wings, perched in a Southern California tree. About 5-inches in length. Have not seen an online picture that …

Need help with identification 
This was found in an abandoned campground in Central Illinois. It appeared to be slightly larger than a Robin and had a very loud call. On the very tip …

i need help don't know what type of bird this is  
i need help don't know what type of bird this is i am making a gift for a friend and the person needs to know the bird type thanks in advance

Red Bird 
I would like to find out what type of bird this is. I am not sure but I thought it was a house finch though I don't think that's right. Comment …

Unique Wing Pattern 
I don't know what kind of bird this is. He was seen in Nokomis, Florida. The pattern on his back is unique!

What type of bird is this? 
I found this bird last night and left it where i found it with the hope that it's mother will come and get it.. This morning the bird was still there.. …

Ptamigan Photo 
Here is a photo of a Ptarmigan

Black Bird (looks like large parakeet) 
I live In Indiana now, and have seen small flocks of these birds that are all black and look like large parakeets. Was talking to a friend about …

What kind of bird?! 
Bigger than a hummingbird but it had a long beak like one. In AZ it as on top of a cactus! Don't have a pic it flew away. It had an odd chirp.

Here in Australia 
The little girls that I nanny found this little (unable to fly, maybe too young?) bird on their trampoline. We looked for a near-by nest, no luck. We're …

Mystery Texan Hawk 
Seen perched in a Honey Locust tree in Smithville Texas, a hawk with gold or light cream colored chest, head and legs. Approximately 12 inches in height …

Mrs M Brown 
this morning in our back garden, we had a bird approx 12" high, light brown wings, white breast with a lttle yellow ring round the neck.

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M. Medeiros 
This bird appeared on my feeder about 8 months ago. Feeds about every other week. I have no idea what kind of bird this is, looks like it could be …

what bird was sunning on my back step? 
Large brown body with white spots, some the size of dimes. 3 Dark, almost black band like rings on tail feathers. Brown & white streaks starting from shoulders …

Grey bird with black wings and bill, British Columbia, Canada 
We were in Whistler, BC last week and saw this grey bird with black wings and a black bill, wondering what it is? They are not rare there, but we cannot …

Grey bird with black wings and bill, British Columbia, Canada 
We were in Whistler, BC last week and saw this grey bird with black wings and a black bill, wondering what it is? They are not rare there, but we cannot …

Bird in Virginia 
Grey bird with orange or red beak with black mask in virginia

Identification of a garden bird 
Medium sized bird with off white underbelly and brown spotted side & white stripe on top of the wing. Yellow beak

Strange Brown Bird 
Over the last few days I have been getting brown birds in my garden. They mainly just roost/sit in the trees or feed on berries in the shrubs. They also …

GRAY BIRD 
SHORT LEGGED LARGER GRAY BIRD THAT LOOKS LIKE A TYPE OF CRANE?

meet my little friend 
This White-bearded Manakin has made it his business to visit me every time go to the garden. He's nesting some part of the cocoa field I don't want to …

what bird 
It has a crest on its head the wings are black tipped then theres a band of white feathers then the rest of the wing is tan. It is hard without a photo, …

Fat with white belly and black wings in Utah 
It was a fat bird, with a fat white belly, blue black wings, living in trees in park city, UT. What could it be? Thank you, Magida

Blue Heron in a Tree 
For our scared bird-watcher in Connecticutt, here is a a photo I took last summer of a Blue Heron up in a tree. I have always seen them standing in water, …

Lake Grapevine 
Taken on Lake Grapevine in Southlake, Texas (32.99598, -97.13438) on January 24, 2012

Lake Grapevine 
Taken on Lake Grapevine in Southlake, Texas (32.99598, -97.13438) on January 24, 2012

Lake Grapevine 
Taken on Lake Grapevine in Southlake, Texas (32.99598, -97.13438) on January 24, 2012

Lake Grapevine 
Taken on Lake Grapevine in Southlake, Texas (32.99598, -97.13438) on January 24, 2012

Orange tail woodpecker?  
Seems to be a Woodpecker, found in Raymond, California with an orange tail. What is this bird called? Comment That is a Northern Flicker and a …

Mr. O. 
Turquoise-blue with black feathers on wing, at mixed seed feeder but left quickly. About size of a small cardinal. N. Ohio, snowy day about 27 degrees …

Found on the street in NYC, bleeding from its beak 
Found this bird on the street in NYC, bleeding from its beak. It looks like it could do with help, and I am unable to do anything since I am unable to …

Gray color Hawks perching along I-5 in No. Calif 
We travel up I-5 to visit the folks in Corning California. We usually can see quite a few Hawks perched long I-5 as we pass by the Rice and other Farm …

BIrd in Yellowstone Park 
Friend of mine took this in Yellowstone this summer and we would like to know what it is? Thank you, Larry

Morning Visitor 
I came down this morning to find a large tall grey long-legged bird standing on my front porch. It stood for a few seconds surveying the scene and then …

Mystery bird. 
Nocturnal, hunting in pairs. one white strip on each wing running horizontal with the bird. Reacts to noise. It seemed to be grey and white - hard to tell …

Wintering Hummingbird 
There are at least 2 Hummingbirds that I am feeding. I am located in Texas, Brazoria County. I just took this picture today (Dec. 13, 2011) I'm not …

Black body large white rump marking, clings to tree trunk like a wookpecker 
That's about all he has let us see. Hides behind my sycamore tree. Smaller than a pileated but flies a bit like one.

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Can You Name This Bird? 
This picture was taken in 2008. It was taken in a park. I don't remember much about the area but this bird was eating seeds from the ground. I'm afraid …

i have bird like eagle but cannt identify help 
it is like eagle but not sure because eagle is big and this is small its not an owl and also a kite but please identify its brownish with small beak and …

Very small earthy browncolored bird also some have balck and white speckled chestst 
On a cold (for So. Cal) day with a little rain in mid November i spotted three very small birds that were the shape and size of the captive finches you …

HERON? 
Our backyard is a South Florida canal. Two birds approx. 8" tall, long bright green legs, big heron-like feet, shortish beaks,feathers shades of brown …

Mating Pair of Unidentified Birds 
I love these birds that have taken to nesting in a large gum tree at the back of our house in Tannum Sands, Central Queensland....but they are driving …

Another unidentified Bird 
Can anyone tell me what kind of bird this is? I thought, maybe a Robin? But then, I don't really know.

Bird in Cleveland area, Ohio 
This bird is very, very large and has been hanging around my yard the last couple of days. I've been keeping a close eye on my 25-pound dog. Anyone know …

Possibly a Sombre Tit? 
It was feeding in amongst other Tits like Coal Tits (which are showing a diverse amount of colours (browns, orange/brown) as well as normal to the chests), …

northern alberta 
over the last couple months there are two, long thin legged birds whose necks are equally long and thin as the legs, walking around the highway near a …

Is this a juvenile flycatcher? (more pictures) 
I believe this is the same bird I had photographed earlier (around Oct 11) as a juvenile and posted on the site. These are updated photos (Oct 19) so …

Northern Ontario migratory bird 
I saw this small flock of birds mid-October eating crabapples that were still left hanging in the tree in my backyard. Clearly on a migratory path through …

Dead bird found crow like? 
Found dead in our pasture near Wimberley (edwards plateau), Texas.

Dove Kind of Bird 
We had several birds in the backyard this morning that we have not seen before. They were a bit longer, and sleeker than the doves, but the backs were …

Desi 
Hi, the little picture at the top of your page of the long pointy beaked grey and white bird w the yellow chest, what kind of bird is that please? The …

what the name of this hawk? 
I'm seeing this one around my garden these days need help with ID.

Visiting Lake Bird 
I first saw the bird the second week of September 2011 while it was perched high up in the trees along the shore near Twin Coves at Lake Pomme de Terre …

Woodpecker??? 
I took this in Tahoe Donner CA. He comes to visit quite often. Comment What a fantastic photo! Your visitor is a female White-headed Woodpecker. …

green bird with black and white wings 
What kind of bird has a green body and head and black and white wings. We have one on our feeder?

Egret 
This Cattle Egret has taken up the duty of cleaning after my Rott, Any food left back is bird food and by extension any insect in the yard. We now call …

Can anyone please ID this bird? 
I saw this beautiful bird in my yard yesterday. I only had enough time to grab my camera and shoot off one exposure, before it took off. It was about …

Amazing beautiful, peaceful, white bird. 
This large white "dove kind of" bird (easily 2-3 times the size of my turtle doves) landed on my patio rug by my slider door. We watched this bird sit …

Yellow Bird 
First saw two of these birds sitting on short fence behind house, by time I got the camera one had flown off so I took a few pics of the remaining bird. …

On the look out 
This bird is always around my home. I don't know what it is.

what bird do I have nesting in my cocos palm in australia 
Hi just wondering if anyone can tell me what the breed is they have made a nest in amongst the old palm frond bases which we have trimmed .... they are …

Is this a woodpecker? 
This fine looking bird was pecking at a branch in my back yard. What kind of bird is it and is it a woodpecker? It has a white belly, grey wings and face, …

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Need help identifying bird in NE Wisconsin 
We see this bird nearly every day while walking on a trail along the Fox River in Green Bay, WI. It is brown, about the size of a robin, and we can see …

speckled breast, beak for insects mystery bird 
I'm on Staten Island, NY, and thought this might be a migrating bird, as I haven't seen it before. It has a brown and white speckled breast, with a yellow …

Please help identify this bird 
A large brown bird about the size of a duck. White stripes under the wings which are visible when it is flying. It has a duck like beak but not as big …

Juvenile Cedar Waxwing 
While looking at all the posts this summer, I realized how different the juvenile birds can look from their parents, just as the male and females of some …

Lime-green yellowish birds in our Dogwood Tree in W. North Carolina 
We have several hundred year old dogwoods in our yard that I love to watch the birds feed from in late September to October. This year we have a pair …

Hairy vs Downy Woodpecker? 
I just want to know what the difference is between a hairy woodpecker and a downy woodpecker. I have them at my home all the time, but they look so much …

What Kind of Hummingbird? 
It was a smaller hummingbird with a white stripe on his back and a black tail end. He had shorter and wider wings than a typical hummingbird and I believe …

What is This Bird 
This bird is the size of sparrows, it has a white body a blue neck and head medium blue. No body has lost any pets and I am very curius, Thanks …

Baltimore Oriole Migrating South 
Dark (black?) back, orangish breast, wing feathers may have white edge? only recently seen here in Henderson county TX. I heard but don't recall its sound. …

Seen in Anahuac Texas 
Sitting on a Red Bottlebrush plant. Brown with short, thick beak and tuft on top of its head. What is it?

What is this Bird? 
LARGER THAN A SPARROW, SMALLER THAN A DOVE, LIGHT CREAM, DARK SPECKLES ON THE BREAST FEEDING ON CORN AND REMAINS IN MY BACK YARD, NW KANSAS, 9.14.11.

Uncommon Bird? 
A bird resembling a brown headed cowbird in size and shape, dun colored with a soft yellow breast and two distinct bright yellow spots on tail. The spots …

Large, all gray bird in Redondo Beach CA 
on the order of 10" from head to tail based on the large cable it was sitting on. All medium gray with white on very tip of tail, altho that could have …

September addition to the feeder 
Eating Niger seed with the Goldfinches. Arrived 2 days ago,9-3-11 in NE Pennsylvania. Approx 1" longer than the Goldfinch, tail deeply "V" One seems to …

Id this bird 
took in the kruger national park in south africa around the pretoruiskop area, can anyone id for me

kirk 
I see this every day on the beach but I don't know the name, I checked swallows, swift, martins, I'm lost.

Great Crested Grebe?! 
This bird was sighted in Stewartby Lake, just outside of Marston Nature Reserve. The bird was solitary and kept diving under the water in search of food. …

Hawk or Osprey? 
Well, I live in coastal Louisiana near a large lake and wildlife area. The area has bald eagles, but this was clearly not one. However, this large bird …

kirk 
An adult green-backed heron mark check it with your bird,the one in your lagoon may be a juvenile.

bird in my lagoon 
THIS LARGE BIRD HAS BEEN HANGING OUT ON MY PATIO FOR DAYS. IT LOOKS WELL FED. A SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA BIRD BY THE OCEAN. Comment Looks like a Green …

At the feeder  
I'm rather new to birding, and bird photography, and after exhausting my copies of the Audobon guide, and Crossley's ID guide, I was hoping the astute …

Seen today in Marina Del Rey, Los Angeles, California 
Pair of birds, quite large (at least 18 inches tall). The one shown is presumably the female; the male was much plumper. What are they? And why is this …

Unknown bird 
I'm in Long Island NY. Bird was 3 inches to tail, tail 3 inches. Bright orange, thick, short, parroty looking beak, same color crest on top of head, …

What is the name of this bird? 
It was a very large bird that we spotted in a flat grassy area in Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming. There were two of the birds. They had long necks …

what is it? 
about 4 inches long; jet black wings and back; but a snow-white breast. Stands on very long legs for its body size; has an extra long beak about 2 inches. …

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MD bird found while kayaking 
My husband was kayaking off the Chesapeake Bay in Rock Creek when he saw this bird. It only had its head sticking out of the water. My husband paddled …

Unknown species of sparrow? 
Found in north eastern Maine. Frequents our bird feeder. I think it's a sparrow of some sort but after searching through several book I can't identify …

what is my bird? 
I found a bird in my yard and am taking care of it till it can fly.

Unidentified birds 
A bit bigger than a black bird, mottled brown & black come in a pair, obviously male & female, really only come out when raining but not always together. …

Bird of prey in Ann Arbor, MI 
This bird circled majestically over Nichols Arboretum in Ann Arbor at 10.30 on July 17. What species?

Juvenile Robin eating ash berries. 
Here is a photo of a juvenile Robin eating berries in my ash tree. At first I didn't know what it was because of the spots on its breast. And its already …

Kissadee Comparison Photos 
In response to the "Bird in a Tree" post by Jerry Turner, I looked up the Greater Kissadees that Mary suggested. I had never heard of this bird and wanted …

Unknown yellow bird 
I am sorry about the terrible focus. Newbie. This was taken at the top of a medium sized tree along a marsh. The marsh is around Lake Waco, a good sized …

unknown bird 
My brother found this bird under a tree. It was hurt and I'm wondering what kind of bird this is.

brown stranger 
We have seen this bird & 1 other like it at our backyard peanut feeder. It is mostly solid brown with small lighter colored spots on it's back, almost …

Unusual bird in Tacoma, identified 
Hey sorry to bother you I posted my pictures on facebook and a friend said he thought it was a type of woodpecker. I searched google and found this is …

like to know the name of this bird? 
photo july 2010 in sabanera Dorado Puerto Rico. in a lake tree.

Parrot like bird with a sparrow's beak 
This bird was of very light whitish green color. it had a long tail like a parrot's, but its beak was like a sparrow's beak. it spreads it's tail while …

Pipit? 
Southern Spain nesting in the folds of a palm tree's trunk. It had 3 or 4 chicks which unfortunately the local owls or kestrel's took.

What bird is this? 
I live in Bakersfield California. I enjoy spotting and identifying new birds. I was excited to see this new bird in my yard, but I can't seem to find it …

Mystery young bird 
We live in the Herault in the south of France. For the last few weeks there have been 3 of these young birds spending time in an almond tree being fed …

What Are These? 
CAN ANYONE FORMALLY IDENTIFY THESE CHICKS Two chicks found by some children, near grassland and not a million miles away from the coast but also …

Unidentified Bird? 
Hello, I was birdwatching in my garden the other day and saw a bird fly onto a nearby tree. I reached for my camera and took a picture. As I …

Unidentified Bird? 
Hello, I was birdwatching in my garden the other day and saw a bird fly onto a nearby tree. I reached for my camera and took a picture. As I …

Mourning Dove???? 
Can someone tell me if this is a mourning dove, if not what is it? Comment Yes it is a Mourning Dove. You can learn more about them here.

bunting maybe 
This bird has been sitting on a lamppost outside our flat for the past 4 weeks and without respite emits the most unmelodious loud "song". He or she sometimes …

Illinois bird lover 
We had a reddish orange bird with a completely black head, looks as if he has a collar on, the red feathers are longer than the feathers on his head. …

Nick 
Can anyone tell me what this bird is please? Many thanks

Bird nesting on her eggs 
What kind of bird would have a short stubby beak and the color of the beak is orange and she is a gray bird. It almost would remind you of the red cardinal …

black body, and speckled neck 
Can anyone help me, I've just seem a bird that was the size of a black bird, but the colouring of a wag tail, and bright orange beak and feet.

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R Fisher 
We have a new visitor this year. It is an American Robin with one or two totally white tail feathers. Actually, there are two of them and they don't hold …

what is it doing ? 
We have a brewers black bird that comes to our bird bath for a good drink. We started to notice that this bird was depositing something into the water …

Winter Visitors 
We had several of these birds visit our deck last winter they are really cute but can't seem to identify them. Colors range from grey with white breast …

what type of bird? 
is this an indigo bunting? a western blue bird or what? photo taken thru window, (sorry) bird at bird feeder in central wisconsin. may 23rd 2011 also …

Peter 
I had a mourning dove nested just outside my kitchen window, ( which is, by the way, my office ), though there is no electronic noise , ie, printers etc. …

Unusual baby bird Dallas TX area 
It's a small, young, brown with some lighter area on it's head baby bird. I have not seen the underside. It has a hooked small beak and a wing span way …

Virginia S. 
I am absolutely heartbroken that a beautiful, healthy, bird flew into my patio door on Saturday, and died a few minutes later. It is a sight and sound …

A beautiful Cooper Hawk swoops after our finches! 
We have a hawk that dashes through our yard about every day. I think he has friends. Should we be worried about him catching our finches? Comment …

What Is This Bird? 
He/she is smaller than a robin but bigger than the finches, he has a bright yellow body and head but his wings are a glossy black as is his tail, there …

Pine warbler? 
I ran across this bird on May 11, perching on some vegetation in a cut-over power line. The only thing I can find that might be comparable is a pine …

please help 
i live in north east kansas and have found a grey bird it has a darker grey stripe pattern in its feathers butis hard to notice unless up close. its beak …

Help Identifying Birds in Maryland 
A friend at work is a birder. She had her Sibley's book out trying to figure out what kind of bird this is, but can't find anything similar. At first, …

Do Birds Watch Us? 
Hi Susan, It seems to me that my birds watch me from the trees above? They are not seen by me but they seem to know when I restock the feeders. I mean …

Unknown bird has eggs nested into my driveway gravel 
This bird and her eggs appeared in my driveway this weekend. Mom and dad are hovering to protect the eggs. Father was siting on them this weekend. And …

steele, al april 24th ,2011 
What kind of bird is this. I have never seen one like this in my area. Can someone identify him/ her?

Glad I'm not the only one 
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Glad I'm not the only one 
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Glad I'm not the only one 
I had to go to Saginaw today and while traveling on I-75 I saw what looked to be a snow white heron fly over the express way. I made a mental note of …

Bird I have never seen before 
We have a bird in our yard for the past two weeks.....we have never seen anything like it before....It is small like a sparrow....White with black striped …

Please help.Does anyone know? 
I live in the country in Aiken SC. I never see but always hear a bird that sounds like it is saying "pretty bird pretty bird" (of course not literally). …

unknown bird 
eastern virginia, back yard feeder, april Comment I believe it is a Chipping Sparrow. Susan

Blackbirds 
A small flock of "black" birds visited my feeder today (25 birds eating seed on the ground beneath the feeder). The were slightly smaller than European …

Raw eggs 
Are raw eggs safe for wild birds? I put one raw egg in my cornmeal mush thing for the birds. I only put out a little and saved to rest for later. I would …

what kind of bird did I see 
It was brown and had a long pointy tail. It looks like the cartoon road runner but brown and it's the size of a turkey Comment Where do you live? …

Backyard Visitors 
Tall duck like bird with tan/buff colored body; brown/bronze feathers in middle of back; tall, strong deep pink or orange legs, web feet. Male has bronze …

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Makyavelli 
Loud and nocturnal, constant caw caw all night and half of the day I never see it because it's in the woods by the canal near my home in South Florida …

Wild Birds instill Courage 
I have always looked to nature and the birds for encouragement. If you watch these amazing creatures you soon learn that they are extremely tough little …

Bird House 
Ok, does anyone know how to make birds notice a bird house? I think birds are going to nest soon/Go nesting spot hunting, because it is March now, and …

what is it? 
Same bird as earlier sent in from the Dominican Republic but a better picture. The woodpecker I think is a Red-Bellied, but the blurry picture of the parrot …

Not a birder, so what is this? 
Arrived in a downpour on Friday Feb 25 in eastern Pennsylvania. Unlike the normal hawks I have seen. Could this be a Kestrel? The bird is probably 12" …

Bird House 
I got this cool bird house that sticks to your window, so that you can see the birds nest. I really, really, want some birds to nest in it, but I don't …

RAINBOW BREAD EATERS 
BEAUTIFUL RAINBOW LORIKEET.SMALLISH PARROT WITH THE COLORS OF THE RAINBOW. EAT GRAINS,NUTS AND LOVE BREAD. MY BACK YARD IS VISITED BY MANY BREEDS. THIS …

Starling? 
Saw a couple of these birds for the first time today. Recently moved to the country from the "city". So all these birds that are coming around are new …

Bluebird Nest and Squirrels 
I have a bluebird house in my back yard for a while and they have been attacked by squirrels, eating the wood. We had the houses first on trees and then …

Mallard Male Duck 
Just want to share a great shot I captured of a beautiful Mallard beautiful colors. Comment Lovely! Susan

Canada Geese 
Well of course I'm in Canada so we have many Canada Geese. There is a favorite trail along the water that I frequently like to walk with my camera, there …

Great Cormorant 
Here is one more of many birds we saw last , when we go boating on one of our favorite lakes. The Great Cormorant; he is a big bird. We have only …

Turkey Trouble 
I have begun to get a few wild turkey visitors in my yard. So far they hang around under the feeders for the other birds but I am sure they must not be …

Is this a Red Tail Hawk? 
Saw this hawk feeding on a squirrel on my flat roof in Rutherford, NJ. The picture of the hawk sitting on the fence was taken 2 years or so ago. May be …

What Kind of Wood Do I Use? 
I have chickadees, wrens, & finches . I wanted to build a couple of birdhouse but wasn't sure of what kind of wood to use. Comment Use at least …

Bird keeps trying to nest in attic 
Within the last five years this/these birds were nesting in my attic after tearing off the outside vent covers. I had the flimsy metal screen covers replaced …

saw a bird swimming 
I was surfing at smith point beach and saw a black hooded bird with white under the neck. It was swimming and diving under water. It swam with just his …

N.E. Wyoming 2 sets of gray doves in corral 
Doves showed up 2 days ago. I have chickens so they are eating chicken scratch. I would like to encourage them to stay or atleast to return yearly. What …

What is This Bird? 
Seen in my backyard near Columbus Ohio December 2, among a flock of robins. What is this white bird? Sorry the picture quality isn't better. The only …

what is this bird 
about the size of a song thrush. Beak is very straight, about 4" long. Beak seems very long for size of bird. Seen in garden in UK searching for food by …

Central Indiana hawk 
It has a brown neck, yellow legs; it walks not hops; its tail is short, a little stubby with a white border at the end when he spreads it. His underside …

TN Cumberland Plateau dweller 
At 3 AM I heard a melodious bird call. It starts with two notes and then ascending notes. I went out on my back porch, but of course could not see anything. …

How To Protect Birds From Cats? 
We have been watching birds in our yard for about 6 years now & keep adding newcomers all the time. We have always been worried about feeding the birds, …

Bird I can't find in any birdbooks 
Wish I had a picture, but bird visits only occasionally and I'm never prepared to take a picture. I have searched every birdbook I can find at the book …

My fundraising 
I'm trying to fundraise by watching a wild bird grow up but it's a little harder than I thought. Comment I'm not surprised you're finding it hard. …

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Orphaned baby bird - dove? 
Baby bird.. non-webbed feet, making a high pitched squeak sound (possible coo?), coloring is of a grey/black and mixed together. The beak is also black. …

Mealworms 
I have 4 feeding stations. 2 in the back yard and 2 in the frontyard. I live in a 1 acre heavily wooded lot. On each station is either sunflower seeds, …

Identifying and feeding an abandoned baby bird. 
We rescued a baby bird this afternoon. It's beginning to get gray feathers. Other than that, it's pretty difficult to describe. We just aren't sure …

Orioles 
Why can't I attract Baltimore Orioles? I live in a small city with 1 acre in a 100 year old forest. I have a creek within 300 yards and several sycamore …

tn bird 
what is the bird that makes it's nest on the ground in TN? Comment Birds that make their nests on the ground in Tennessee are bob-whites, bobolinks, …

What's up with the Orioles this year 
For years I have fed the Baltimore Orioles, nectar, orange halves and grape jelly, they always arrive the same time each May around Mother's Day. As usual …

Too Many Eggs? 
I have a nest near my window and I can see at least three eggs, maybe four. Are these little birds going to make it or is it going to be too much work …

What is this bird? Thanks 
Found in a field in Indianapolis, IN. Comment Great photo! You can see four spotted eggs. That is a Killdeer. And that is the sound it makes; …

confused birder 
Hi I saw a bird down by Taber and I can't figure out what it is. It was about the size of a blackbird ( and I think it may be one) and it was black …

Small, maybe 5 inches from tip of beak to tip of tail.  
Too fast to see colors of this bird, but, the tail looks like a two pronged fork. Has built two nests in the supports of my metal awning above my door. …

hawaii indian bird 
I found this Hawaii Indian Bird on the ground with a broken wing, so I picked it up and brought it home, It seems to be a very young bird at that. I am …

SINGING BIRD 
brown with white wings sings all day long

Unknown bird in an oak tree 
This bird was perched in an oak tree in Folsom, CA (Sacramento County) 3/20/2010. It has orange underside tail feathers with a pronged tip. It is white …

Purple Martins 
A fascinating video by David Attenborough of the BBC on purple martins.

Maple Terrorist, Yellow Bellied-sapsucker 
I have a beautiful 25' red maple in my backyard. Of late it has been the victim of a migratory, destructive, yet interesting little pest. I will not …

yellow bellied sapsucker 
I live in Iowa in rural Winterset, which is in Madison county. I have enjoy watching the birds at my feeders. I saw a woodpecker, but not like our normal …

Yellowbellied Sapsuckers in Alabama 
While noticing what I knew were woodpeckers on a pine tree in my yard, I decided to get my binoculars and look. I knew I had never seen a woodpecker quite …

Loon sighting in Philadelphia 
8 am Penn Charter Park Philadelphia September 28 saw 3 loons on the Delaware River kvernier39@aol.com

nan from Kans 
Funny thing--The day of my first post I heard the rain crow. Today we got 7/10 of an inch of rain. Funny.

Newly discovered Yellow Shafted Flickers 
I just discovered 2 of them in my front yard enjoying some lawn ants the other day. It took me a few days to figure out what kind of bird they are. Thank …

I think I have one living in a Acer Rubrum in my yard 
It visits the same tree often, almost on a schedule. I can see rows of holes, but have yet to see a nesting hole. I'm not sure if it is feding and leaving, …

The Flicker House 
We have a large, homemade "flicker house" in our backyard in Northern Wisconsin. Every fall, the house gets cleaned out and then in spring is packed full …

Pittsburgh Yellow-Bellied 
It may be the draw of its fellow black, white and tan, but whatever it is, I am so excited to have seen such an elusive species. I have been very fortunate …

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