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Divine Opera

The gray
looks nothing like a cat

I can overlook that

Its melodious
from deep
in the
moves me
to set aside… 11 more words


#61 - Gray Catbird

Photographed on 5/13/2018 in Chesterton, Indiana

Bird Sightings

Gray Catbird, Fort De Soto Park_93E6938

This species is named for its cat-like call.  This bird loves to hide in the bushes, where it is obscured from view by the foliage.


Gray Catbird

For many years I wondered what kind of bird sounded like a cat mewing in our backyard. It could have been flying among the tree branches, but it wasn’t until last week at Colonial Lake that one stopped long enough to pose for a few photos. 6 more words


Gray Catbird

My bird books say that Gray Catbirds (Dumetella carolinensis), like this one that I spotted on Friday at Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge, make catlike mewing sounds, which accounts for the name. 200 more words


Haney Creek list

Green Heron!

Not an uncommon bird, but hard to spot. This is my first sighting since we moved to Florida.

I went for a walk at Haney Creek yesterday late morning. 272 more words

Catbirds are songbirds

Gray Catbird perches on the birdbath behind Audubon of Martin County yesterday at the Possum Long Nature Preserve in Stuart, FL.

I am still learning year-round vs. 244 more words