Grey Catbird Dumetella carolinensis

Status: Common native resident.   Lost much habitat due to woodland clearance and suffers from aggressive competition from kiskadee and starling.

Local Habitat: Woods and scrubby thickets.

Habits: Nests April to June, laying 3 or 4 bright blue-green eggs. Favours insects and berries. Its name comes from its cat-like “meow” call.

Identification: Click here

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