What kind of bird is this?

by Mike Granby
(Hamilton, Ontario, Canada)

While relaxing in my backyard and watching the neighbourhood birds bathing and drinking from my pond waterfall in Hamilton on a Saturday afternoon, along came a small black and orange bird, which I thought might be some kind of a Wren.

It was nervously hopping and changing directions with his tail feathers slightly pointing upward, took a bath.

I caught him with these pictures and thought someone might know what he was.

Thanks for the info and picture - I don't know what this might be, but perhaps one of our readers will know.

I will also post this on our facebook page.

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