A random barnyard bird ran up my driveway. Can you identify it?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Aaleron, Aug 7, 2016.

  1. Aaleron

    Aaleron New Egg

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    This tiny, black bird just wandered into our property. Our nearest neighbors are fairly far away, and we haven't been able to figure out where she came from. Any ideas on what type of bird she is? Note the white patch on her throat. Thanks in advance!

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  2. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Can you get some better pics? It looks like a young chicken. No particular breed comes to mind.
     
  3. Aaleron

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  4. Aaleron

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    She seems pretty wild and can fly fairly well.
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Looks like a mixed breed
     
  6. QueenMisha

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    I'd say a young gamefowl mix... head has that wildtype thing going on. I've had some game chicks who acted like and flew as well as some fledging wild birds.
     
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  7. Aaleron

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    I was thinking maybe Australian pit fowl. She has really long legs.
     
  8. drumstick diva

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  9. hdowden

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    almost looks like a pheasant hybrid. It is a young bird for sure.
     
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