The Carolina Chickadee is a southern cousin to the Black-capped Chickadee, above, The Carolina Chickadee has less white on the wings. The bill is dark and conical. Juveniles are more brown with dusky streaks and spots on the throat and chest, and faint face pattern. The white-throated dipper (Cinclus cinclus), also known as the European dipper or just dipper, is an aquatic passerine bird found in Europe, Middle East, Central Asia and the Indian Subcontinent.The species is divided into several subspecies, based primarily on colour differences, particularly of the pectoral band.The white-throated dipper is Norway's national bird. It is best distinguished from House Wren by its long white eyebrow, longer d-curved bill, and richer reddish brown plumage. They inhabit dry savanna and subtropical or tropical dry shrubland. The Black-throated Gray Warbler is a small bird with a gray back and white to off-white undersides with black streaks. The tail is long and rounded, and mainly black with some white patches on the outer feathers. Body of juveniles (< 2 ft.) is gray with irregular reddish-brown blotches that fade with age. There are 20 hummingbird species that regularly visit the United States and Canada, and while only a few of them regularly breed north of Mexico, vagrant sightings are always possible and knowing how to distinguish between similar species is useful. Long, round-tipped tail is edged with white. Photo by ©Keith Kohl, ODFW South of Lake Okeechobee, body of adults may be bluish, greenish, or … Even the dullest first-year birds have a distinct rectangular white throat patch, often set off with a partial black border. This bird has a very liquid sounding call which is a common sound in the area. Hear the call of the White-throated sparrow. The bill is dark and conical. Black-throated Sparrow: Medium sparrow, gray-brown upperparts, white underparts, black bib. Aside from its smaller size, the sharp-shinned hawk also lacks white tips on the ends of its tail feathers.

Here they are in no particular order: 1. We've seen it twice here in Charlotte, NC, but even the woman at the bird store can't identify it. In both species, the females are larger than the males. What kind of bird has a black head and throat, with a white ring around it's neck with a grey chest, body and wings? The Whitethroat is larger than the Lesser Whitethroat and is about the same size as a Great Tit.. White-throated Swift: Medium-sized swift, mostly brown-black except for white throat, white patches on belly, flanks, white edges on wings. It has two white wing-bars and alternating black and white stripes on its head. The plumage below is cinnamon brown. Face is pale gray, has dark eye patch. The male has a black throat, and the female and juvenile have gray or whitish throats. The white-throated dipper is about 18 centimetres (7.1 in) long, rotund and short tailed. The head of the adult (gularis and aquaticus) is brown, the back slate-grey mottled with black, looking black from a distance, and the wings and tail are brown.The throat and upper breast are white, followed by a band of warm chestnut which merges into black on the belly and flanks. Where the male has a grey crown, nape and ear coverts, the female is brown. Body of adults is solid black; chin and throat are white. Adult male Bufflehead have a white body, black back, and a dark head with a large white patch that wraps around the back of the head. Young Black Racers have obvious blotches that gradually fade to solid gray-black by adulthood. Legs and feet are gray. ID: Both males and females have distinctive white eyestripes, with a black eyestripe below the white one. We've done this before, with the Top Ten White Birds, and thought it would be fun to do it a second time. It's not a junco, an oregon junco, or a nuthatch. European Starlings, introduced in the U.S. about 150 years ago, have thrived and often join birds in the yard in flocks--much to the dismay of backyard hosts.Note that starlings in breeding plumage (left) are mostly black but upon closer look, quite iridescent. It's smaller than a robin, but bigger than a sparrow, with a seed eating beak. All-black birds with white crescents in the wings are pretty few and far between in NA.

Forages on the ground and in low vegetation. The eyes are brilliant yellow... [more information] Sanderling. The male's throat is green and the female's brownish.