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Unnamed spotting


Brown with lots of small yellow dots


Scavenging for food

2 Species ID Suggestions

Common Starling
Sturnus vulgaris Common Starling
chebeague2 8 years ago
Northern Grackle

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harsuame 8 years ago

Grandioso muy bello

KatCuff 8 years ago

I'm including a couple of photos of the suggested ID's so you can see which is closer to the visitor you had, but what looks to be in the picture is the starling. I had never seen this bird before a couple of weeks ago when I visited the east coast. Here is a starling -
as this is a grackle -

LauraMaria 8 years ago

Hi Jackie, this bird is called a starling :) It's native to where I live, Europe, but has been introduced to N America. They're lovely birds when the sun catches them just right, they have red and blue and green in their feathers!

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Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Spotted on Mar 27, 2012
Submitted on Mar 27, 2012

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