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see mimic thrushmimic thrush,
common name for members of the Mimidae, a family of exclusively American birds, allied to the wrens and thrushes, that includes the mockingbird, the catbird, and the thrashers. Mimic thrushes are most numerous in Mexico.
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Suet: blackbirds, bluebirds, catbirds, chickadees, creepers, crows, finches, jays, magpies, mockingbirds, nuthatches, orioles, robins, siskins, starlings, tanagers, titmice, other thrushes, woodpeckers, wrens
2) A gray catbird perches on a bush at the country club yesterday.
The BBS also reported no significant difference in annual percent change in the number of Gray Catbirds for 1966-2006 (Sauer et al.
restuans predominantly feed on avian hosts and focus their feeding activity on several key bird species that can support WNV transmission, in particular, American robins, gray catbirds, and house sparrows.
Robins, hummingbirds, catbirds, thrushes and even a grouse or two, usually not attracted by seed feeders, are drawn to this water in our backyard garden.
She and her colleagues collected a total of 30 individuals from among gray catbirds, Swainson's thrashes, and wood thrashes.
Based on their bower-building abilities, they have been placed in four subgroups: the catbirds, stage makers, maypole builders, and avenue builders.
Tiszler indicated the fire will affect hummingbirds, catbirds and buntings that flocked to the restored habitat.
Chris Harbard, of the RSPB, said: "At this time of year Gray Catbirds migrate south along the East Coast.
Central Park: Frederick Law Olmsted's famous design is home to migrating warblers, downy woodpeckers, and catbirds.
But in the spring he and this crested bird almost ignore one another, keeping an ear peeled out-of-doors for wrens, ovenbirds, catbirds.
Data from one microbe, Escherichia coli 8739, revealed that American robins (Turdus migratorius) had significantly lower bactericidal capacity than house sparrows (Passer domesticus) or gray catbirds (Dumetella carolinensis).