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rvr Wednesday 4th May 2011 17:32

help identifying this bird in hartford, ct
 
i can't find anything that matches this. a friend saw it, and it has a 6-12" wingspan.

http://twitpic.com/4talrb

Steve Schoech Wednesday 4th May 2011 17:53

the bird pictured is a Northern Mockingbird. This is a characteristic pose most likely associated with foraging (startling prey).

rvr Wednesday 4th May 2011 17:56

thanks so much. i wondered if that's what it was, but the angle threw me off, not being able to see the beak shape.


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