A flock of about 2 dozen feeding on sumac
These look very much like robins, but I've never seen them flocking in groups on the very top of trees, and chirping quite noisily
Snapped this picture just before the bird took off. I think its orange breast is suggestive of an american robin but I'm not entirely sure.
The American Robin (Turdus migratorius), also known as the robin, is a migratory songbird of the thrush family. It is named after the European Robin because of its reddish-orange breast, though the two species are not closely related, with the European robin belonging to the flycatcher family. The American Robin is widely distributed throughout North America, wintering from southern Canada to central Mexico and along the Pacific Coast. It is the state bird of Connecticut, Michigan,...