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Bird Identification: Thought it was an oriole but nope

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queenbeez

queenbeez
Brooklyn Park, MN
(Zone 4a)

August 2, 2013
8:26 PM

Post #9619867

This guy was on my feeder today noticed the orange and thought it was an oriole but after grabbing the camera I'm not sure what it is.i think he was munching on black oil sunflower seeds.any ideas?

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queenbeez

queenbeez
Brooklyn Park, MN
(Zone 4a)

August 2, 2013
9:09 PM

Post #9619893

I think I found it or her a female rose breasted grosbeak
nutsaboutnature
Algonquin, IL
(Zone 5a)

August 3, 2013
8:49 AM

Post #9620225

Yes...you're absolutely correct!
Rose-breasted Grosbeaks are one of my favorite birds. They're beautiful, non-aggressive and very willing to share the feeder with many other birds.

Have you seen her mate? If you haven't, I hope you get a chance to. They're absolutely gorgeous!

Congrats!!

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queenbeez

queenbeez
Brooklyn Park, MN
(Zone 4a)

August 4, 2013
7:26 PM

Post #9621568

No I haven't seen a male yet but I will be watching!...with my camera ready!

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