Can You Identify This Bird?

A strange looking creature visited one of our bird feeders the other day. Can you identify this bird?

Can you identify this bird?
Can you identify this bird?

We were enjoying time in our backyard when Hu-Dad heard rustling in the bushes near some bird feeders. Hoping to capture a photo of one our avian friends, he aimed his camera and caught this unique looking creature attempting to extract some seed. Hu-Dad thinks it’s a Landoness Boom-Boomness, but he isn’t positive. Can you identify this bird?

As a bonus, here a couple of more images Hu-Dad caught before he suggested the bird find other food, perhaps in his bowl.

Can't quite get to the seed
Can’t quite get to the seed
Maybe if I woo at it
Maybe if I woo at it

7 Comments

  1. Nicole Tester on July 29, 2021 at 12:44 pm

    That is hilarious!

  2. chris on July 29, 2021 at 12:29 pm

    Our german shepherds wait for crumbs to drop on the ground as I change out the suet feeders on the grass. Anything for some good ole fat. Those are awesome pics-good catch Hu-dad.

  3. Terry Grennell on July 29, 2021 at 7:33 am

    What a wonderful shot of such a cute bird. Be cautious in encouraging the species to stay around though. I have read that they shed their feathers quite a bit and they can accumulate heavily in areas where they hang around.

  4. Jean B Burkhardt on July 29, 2021 at 7:29 am

    Hu-Dad-Landoness Boom Boomness is a GREAT name for that type of bird-lol I DO wonder though what the heck would seeds taste like??? I guess we will never know what he was thinking?

  5. Debbie and Ruby on July 29, 2021 at 7:28 am

    It is knows as a “Fluffy Butt Warbler” in upstate NY. The variety with a “Redhead” will steal sunflower seeds also. Very rare!!

  6. HokiePack on July 29, 2021 at 7:24 am

    A rare bird sighting indeed !! And it woos🤪

  7. Kim L on July 29, 2021 at 7:19 am

    Such an adorable “bird”! We will make homemade suet from bacon grease and we have to save those for winter so that they don’t melt and drip on the ground where our local variety of “birds” will lick it from the ground!

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