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Painted Bunting

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The rare, colorful bird stayed in Prospect Park from late November to early January, birders said.

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Local birders are looking to include the rare bird on 2016 birdwatching lists, a local expert said.

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A male Painted Bunting hadn't been seen in Brooklyn since the 1920s, park staff said.

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The kitty seen hanging around the multi-colored bird is now at a local Brooklyn shelter.

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The brightly colored bird is usually found in the south, but has been spotted in Brooklyn.