Jump to content
Whatbird Community

Unkown bird from Pickering Ponds, NH

Recommended Posts

I saw this bird at Pickering Ponds in New Hampshire, June 10, 2018 after going there to see the Wood Stork which was rare or maybe even a first for NH.

The bird appeared very large to me and first thought was Brown Thrasher, but that is clearly wrong.  However, maybe it just looks very large sine it was up on the fence.

The dark coloring, long tail and huge beak make it very distinctive, but I cannot find anything in my guidebooks that match it or even come close.

Has anyone any idea as to what it may be?


Link to comment
Share on other sites

Sometimes I think this forum needs free popcorn. My daughter came to look at this and had to go sit down. Said it hurt her brain. HA...

I'm having a hard time seeing a song sparrow. The markings look really weird, the overall shape, length of tail, wings, just seem too weird/off for song sparrow.  But I honestly don't know what to make of it... so I'll sit back and see what else people have to say about it. ?

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Unfortunately, your content contains terms that we do not allow. Please edit your content to remove the highlighted words below.
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

  • Create New...