gray catbird


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North American songbird whose call resembles a cat's mewing

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Percentage of nonvegetated ground had a significant relationship with the occupancy of more of our songbird species than any other variable, including gray catbird, Northern cardinal, and American robin.
Host species tested for Babesia microti reservoir competence, southeastern New York, USA, 2008-2010 * Host species Common name Mammals Blarina brevicauda Northern short-tailed shrew Didelphis virginiana Virginia opossum Glaucomys volans Northern flying squirrel Mephitis mephitis Striped skunk Peromyscus leucopus White-footed mouse Procyon lotor Raccoon Sciurus carolinensis Eastern gray squirrel Sorex cinereus Masked shrew Tamias striatus Eastern chipmunk Tamiasciurus hudsonicus Eastern red squirrel Birds Catharus fuscescens Veery Dumetella carolinensis Gray catbird Hylocichla mustelina Wood thrush Turdus migratorius American robin No.
In the gray catbird study: "80 percent of the birds killed were done in by predators, of whom cats represented 47 percent." Simply stated, of 100 birds, if 80 were killed by predators, then 37 (47 percent of 80) would have been killed by cats.
Species, such as the gray catbird, which move north and south
Because cattle eat new growth, there is little or no regeneration of the trees that form the forest canopy and subcanopy, where many migrants forage; most of the understory vegetation, used by species like the gray catbird and Canada warbler, has been lost; and grass has replaced leaf litter, where various thrushes and the ovenbird like to rummage.
to chronicle breeding behavior, searching for evidence of birds staking out and defending their territory, I became fascinated by the song of the Gray Catbird, a common breeder in that area.
To evaluate potential differences in fitness relative to phenological period, we estimated mass change in 13 species of landbird migrants [Red-eyed Vireo (Vireo olivaceus), Ruby-crowned Kinglet (Regulus calendula), Hermit Thrush (Catharus guttatus), Veery (Catharus fuscescens), Wood Thrush (Hylocichla mustelina), Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis), Blue-winged Warbler (Vermivora pinus), Nashville Warbler (Vermivara mficapilla), Magnolia Warbler (Setophaga magnolia), Chestnut-sided Warbler (Setophaga pensylvanica), Ovenbird (Seiurus aurocapillus), Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas), and White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis) ].
Host species tested for Anaplasma phagocytophiluum reservoir competence, southeastern New York, USA, 2008-2010 * Host species Common name Mammals Blarina brevicauda Northern short-tailed shrew Didelphis virginiana Virginia opossum Glaucomys volans Southern flying squirrel Mephitis mephitis Striped skunk Peromyscus leucopus White-footed mouse Procyon lotor Raccoon Sciurus carolinensis Eastern gray squirrel Sorex cinereus Masked shrew Tamias striatus Eastern chipmunk Tamiasciurus hudsonicus Eastern red squirrel Birds Catharus fuscescens Veery Dumetella carolinensis Gray catbird Hylocichla mustelina Wood thrush Turdus migratorius American robin No.
For instance, most nests found on the State Game Lands (SGL) 33 ROW in 1991-92 were those of early successional species, including field sparrow (Spizella pusilla), gray catbird (Dumetella carolinensis), eastern towhee (Pipilo erythrophthalmus), common yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas), and indigo bunting (Passerina cyanea) (Bramble et al.
The gray catbird (Dumetella carolinensis), a migratory passerine bird, is known to be infected with the blood parasite Plasmodium relictum.
Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis) was the most-caught bird (14 captures), followed by Acadian Flycatcher (Empidonax virescens) (10) and Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia) (9).
Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis).--Woodruff (1907) deemed D.
Five species comprised 67% of all captures: Passer domesticus (house sparrow), Turdus migratorius (American robin), Dumetella carolinensis (gray catbird), Spinus tristis (American goldfinch), and Cardinalis cardinalis (northern cardinal).
Also, 59 horned larks; a record 1,366 black-capped chickadees; 25 brown creepers; 31 Carolina wrens, a new high; 48 golden-crowned kinglets; one ruby-crowned kinglet; 31 eastern bluebirds; two hermit thrushes; 2,255 American robins; one gray catbird; 23 northern mockingbirds; 2,760 European starlings; 175 cedar waxwings; two eastern towhees; 86 American tree sparrows; one chipping sparrow; one field sparrow; one savanna sparrow; 58 song sparrows; five swamp sparrows; 214 white-throated sparrows; 2,093 dark-eyed juncos; 13 snow buntings; 215 northern cardinals, a new record; 147 red-winged blackbirds, another record; one common grackle; 24 brown-headed cowbirds; 84 house finches; 449 American goldfinches; and 753 house sparrows.
From late May-July 2007, we located and monitored the nests of seven species known to breed in edge habitat: Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor), Eastern Bluebird (Sialia sialis), Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis), Brown Thrasher (Toxostoma rufum), Yellow Warbler (Dendroica petechia), Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis), and Red-winged Blackbird (Yasukawa and Searcy 1995, Imbeau et al.