gray catbird


Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gray catbird - North American songbird whose call resembles a cat's mewinggray catbird - North American songbird whose call resembles a cat's mewing
oscine, oscine bird - passerine bird having specialized vocal apparatus
References in periodicals archive ?
In addition, we found only anecdotal evidence of potential winter returns for the short-distance migrant House Wren (Troglodytes aedon) and long-distance migrant Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis) (Fisk 1979, Cimprich and Moore 1995, Johnson 1998).
Captures (b) Foraging Total Species guild (a) captures AHY HY Early-successional species Chestnut-sided Warbler I 309 123 186 Common Yellowthroat I 42 26 16 Gray Catbird F 75 39 36 Indigo Bunting I 63 41 22 Early-successional I 520 245 275 insectivores Mature- forest species American Redstart I 58 26 32 Canada Warbler I 41 18 23 Hooded Warbler I 49 34 15 Red-eyed Vireo I 59 51 8 Veery F 68 39 29 Mature-forest insectivores I 440 227 213 Frugivores F 225 136 89 (a) Foraging guilds analyzed were: I = primarily insectivores post-breeding and F = seasonal frugivores.
Video monitoring has been used successfully to examine parental care in passerines including Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis) (Hanley et al.
Tail-fanning, similar to that illustrated for the Gray Catbird by Cimprich and Moore (1995), was a display that at times accompanied wing-flashing by Black Catbirds at NTC.
4) Fish Crow (Corvus ossifragus) 1 1 1 American Robin (Turdus migratorius) 7 1 1 Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis) 1 0 0 Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos) 2 1 1 Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum) 1 1 1 Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis) 1 0 0 Common Grackle (Quiscalus quiscula) 3 3 2 House Finch (Carpodacus mexicanus) 2 0 0 House Sparrow (Passer domesticus) 6 5 3 Total all species 193 156 (80.
Mobbing species included Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus), Downy Woodpecker, Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata), Black-capped Chickadee, Tufted Titmouse, White-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta carolinensis), American Robin (Turdus migratorius), Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis), eight species of warblers, Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis), and Rose-breasted Grosbeak (Pheucticus ludovicianus); the mobbing behavior lasted ~10 min.
tested Anseriformes Canada Goose 253 Wood Duck 120 3 additional species 35 Columbiformes Mourning Dove 11 Rock Dove (b) 20 Galliformes Chukar (b) 22 Domestic Chicken (b) 63 2 additional species 16 Passeriformes Cedar Waxwing 5 Blue Grosbeak 2 Indigo Bunting 28 Northern Cardinal 129 American Crow 157 Red-winged Blackbird 39 Brown Thrasher 19 Gray Catbird 72 Ovenbird 32 House Sparrow 185 American Robin 79 Swainson's Thrush 32 45 additional species 422 Strigiformes Great Horned Owl (b) 9 2 additional species 3 Other (5 orders) 10 species 31 Total (10 orders) 81 species 1784 Order Common name No.
Larger cowbird hosts, such as American Robin (Turdus migratorius) and Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis), apparently have no difficulty ejecting artificial eggs (Rothstein 1976, Lorenzana and Sealy 2001).
2) A gray catbird perches on a bush at the country club yesterday.
The median hour of egg deposition for the Pearly-eyed Thrasher population studied was 0723 hrs, which is similar to the median hour of laying (0700 hrs) calculated for the Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis) (Scott 1993).
ustulatus) 323 1147 Wood Thrush (Hylocichla mustelina) 120 1118 Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis) 38 929 Magnolia Warbler (Dendroica magnolia) 39 1212 Kentucky Warbler (Oporomis formosus) 136 1151 Hooded Warbler (Wilsonia citrina) 171 1132 Worm-eating Warbler (Helmitheros vermivorum) 78 1124 Yellow-breasted Chat (lcteria virens) 43 1042 Ovenbird (Seiurus aurocapilla) 68 1125 Painted Bunting (Passerina ciris) 31 1013 Indigo Bunting (P.
These species included American robin, American crow, black-capped chickadee, blue jay, button quail, common grackle, eastern tufted titmouse, gray catbird, house sparrow, mourning dove, northern cardinal, sharp-shinned hawk, wood thrush, domestic cat, domestic cow, domestic dog, horse, sheep, white-footed mouse, and white-tailed deer.