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Need help Identifying a small blackish bird

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kristou Jun 20. 13 Replies

Apologies that these pictures aren't the best, it is wary enough of humans that whenever it sees me in the window attempting to get its photo, it flies away. …Continue

 

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Kristou replied to Bird Person's discussion Need help Identifying a small blackish bird
"Was the bird that you were having looking and sounding like those one?!?! I also found a nest with 3 babies but unfortunately one was found laying dead on our driveway the next morning and after havinf fix back up tje nest that have fallen down it…"
Jun 20
Kristou replied to Bird Person's discussion Need help Identifying a small blackish bird
"Was the bird that you were having looking and sounding like those one?!?! I also found a nest with 3 babies but unfortunately one was found laying dead on our driveway the next morning and after havinf fix back up tje nest that have fallen down it…"
Jun 20
Joanne Savage replied to Bird Person's discussion Need help Identifying a small blackish bird
"The yellow bill and spots on the under parts tell the whole story, definitely Starling."
May 23
Jimmy Dee replied to Bird Person's discussion Need help Identifying a small blackish bird
"If I see one in my yard bad-mouthing me then I'll have a good idea where it came from. Happy to hear you have it all sorted out."
May 23
Bird Person replied to Bird Person's discussion Need help Identifying a small blackish bird
"Audio recording of the babies!"
May 23
Bird Person replied to Bird Person's discussion Need help Identifying a small blackish bird
"UPDATE: I can now confirm 100% that this is a starling, actually, a whole family of them. It also seems they have nested in my vent. I am hoping this will be their only set of babies. Once they are grown, then the vent can be repaired. From the…"
May 23
Heather Long-Smith replied to Bird Person's discussion Need help Identifying a small blackish bird
"Hello! Is it a staring? I have quite a few black birds like that, but are smaller than a grackle. Heather"
May 18
Paul & Kitty Martin replied to Bird Person's discussion Need help Identifying a small blackish bird
"the joy and frustration of birding....lol"
May 17
Paul & Kitty Martin replied to Bird Person's discussion Need help Identifying a small blackish bird
"the thing i thought was a wing bar is distortion, when i see it in this I'm with Andrew. Starling is the likely culprit"
May 17
Bird Person replied to Bird Person's discussion Need help Identifying a small blackish bird
"Thanks everyone! I am leaning toward the starling suggestion, since two people have suggested it as well as 'whatbird.com'! So it seems to be a common denominator. This guy does seem to be a little less speckled, though. I have only…"
May 17
Andrew Olive replied to Bird Person's discussion Need help Identifying a small blackish bird
"It looks like s European starling bird person. The yellow beak matches that of a breeding adult, overall shape and profile seem to match too. This bird will mimic many different birds and I have heard that "laugh" many times in my backyard…"
May 17
Jimmy Dee replied to Bird Person's discussion Need help Identifying a small blackish bird
"Well I cropped them, lightened them, enlarged them ... best I could do. Could be a Red-wing as P&K suggested ... maybe a female. Could also maybe be a European Starling ... I think I see speckles on it in one image but stripes in the other ...…"
May 17
Paul & Kitty Martin replied to Bird Person's discussion Need help Identifying a small blackish bird
"top pic on the left side of the bird almost looks like abit of color on the wingbar, so it might be a Redwing Blackbird"
May 17
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Apologies that these pictures aren't the best, it is wary enough of humans that whenever it sees me in the window attempting to get its photo, it flies away. I…See More
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