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Gray Catbird II

The Catbird is back again today and I am enjoying his presence!  


Gray Catbird

The Catbird was not documented as breeding in Florida until 1973. The reason for this recent colonization of Florida is not known. The Catbird’s call sounds like a cat’s mewing. 23 more words


Bad feather day?

Catbird not a morning person.

It was chilly this morning, but not full-on winter-fluff chilly. Maybe this bird is molting?

Songs of Summer

Sitting on the porch one summer weekend afternoon, I became conscious of a great cacophony emanating from high in the trees and deep in the bushes, but of the many creatures buzzing, chirping, trilling, squawking, screaming, and clattering away, none was visible.   1,490 more words


Songbird Journeys

For those of us who appreciate songbirds, September is the saddest month. That’s when most of them start their long journeys south. Gone are the songs of spring and early summer, the raising of youngsters, even, in some cases, their bright spring colors. 1,530 more words


Feathers on Friday: The Gray Catbird

Gray Catbirds are relatives of mockingbirds and thrashers, and they share that group’s vocal abilities, copying the sounds of other species and stringing them together to make their own song.   57 more words

Feathers On Friday