[CT Birds] Mystery bird photo
ctlovell at gmail.com
Fri Feb 19 09:54:10 EST 2010
Leucistic robin? Robin sized, dark coloring on portions of head, tail,
wings, orange speckling/flecks on breast.
Picture is pretty washed out and I don't have the means to play with
it here in my ambulance in Downtown Bridgeport.
Sent from my iPhone
On Feb 19, 2010, at 8:26, Brian Webster <b.webster at hotmail.com> wrote:
> I don't know why, but I see a Titmouse. Not as big as a robin,
> obviously.... but your description fits. Especially the orange
> flanks. They have a black tuft on their head, dark and long tail.
> Just a thought.
> -Brian Webster-
>> Date: Thu, 18 Feb 2010 14:01:50 -0800
>> From: voros at sbcglobal.net
>> To: ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org
>> Subject: [CT Birds] Mystery bird photo
>> OK, so the bird came back and I took a photo with my blackberry.
>> It's a terrible photo compounded by the fact our glass is gold
>> Defniitely not a mockingbird. I saw it flying and there were no
>> wing bars. Im not ruling out Shrike but definitely couldnt see the
>> beak from where I was standing.
>> The tail was long and dark with a slight split at the end. The
>> rest of the bird was mostly white with some streaking on the head
>> and someone said they saw some orangish on its belly but I did
>> not. The bird was definitely the same size as the robin.
>> maybe someone else can make sense of the horrible photo.
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