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Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis

Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis

Aves > Passeriformes > Mimidae

Names in different Languages

GermanKatzendrossel
EnglishGray Catbird
FrenchMoqueur chat
SpanishMímido gris

Description

A medium-sized, gray bird with dark grey head crown and tip of tail wings. Omnivorous but primarily eating fruits and berries. Leaves the Montreal area during summer and winters South in more warmer areas.

How to Identify

Gray bird with dark gray upper head. Brown colored underside of the tail wings. Upper part of the tip of the tail wings is almost black. Eyes and legs are black.

Where When to Spot

A common bird but because of its preference for dense vegetation, more difficult to spot.

Photos

Observations

2022-05-25Parc Bernard-Landry
2017-05-27Parc de la Frayère