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Unidentified loner juvenile.

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It is a juvenile I got that much figured out, maybe.  He/she is all alone, all the other families have fledged and comming in in groups.

I'm guessing little cowbird.  50:1 I am wrong :)

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Imgus didn't work very fast, and I screwed up I think I copied twice, Here is one photo on Imgur.  I wanted the birdie to look at me so I could show you the streaking on the belly.
Likes the nuts I put on the railing
https://imgur.com/a/sQ6yzVe

 

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This looks fine for a young Brown-headed Cowbird to me.  Young mockingbirds lack the streaking on the back and are grayer with lighter bellies and white markings on the wings and tail.

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The bill isn't long or pointy enough for a Northern Mockingbird.  Odds are it's a Brown-Headed Cowbird, but give us your location just to be sure.

EDIT: SNIPED!

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Southern portion of NW Wisconsin.  1/4 mile from the St Croix River river. 

Little Cowbird, begs the question who raised the little one.  Very docile, hangs around the Juvy Cardinals; but there is so many new fledglings this time of year.  Who knows. 

 

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Come to think of it, there is a family of Grosbeak coming in at the same time, ahforgetit, it will forever be a mystery.

Snipped from All About Birds:

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