Originally Posted by SarahNoVa
Interesting possibility. The bird was too big to get its head into the feeder hole using the perch under the hole. I would think a wren could, as the sparrows and finches who frequent the feeder can. It had long legs and grasped the underside of the feeder with them, the way cardinals and woodpeckers at the feeder do. I'm enlarging the photo to try to make out an eyestripe.
Carolina Wrens are all over my suet feeder here... upside down and all. It is not unusual for them.
Lifelist:649-Red-footed Booby,Wedge-tailed Shearwater,Red-tailed Tropicbird,LB Curlew,Surfbird,Wandering Tattler,Clark's Grebe,Pygmy Nuthatch,Acorn WP,Nuttall's WP,Ferruginous Hawk,Rufous-crowned Sparrow,Golden-crowned Sparrow,Anna's HB,Allen's HB,Oak Titmouse,Red-breasted Sapsucker,Rock Sandpiper