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Gray Catbird

Yes, the Gray Catbird sounds like a cat in “normal” mode.  But, being a relative of mockingbirds, it often imitates others or combines sounds of several species to create its own music.

Gray Catbird near a Bird Feeder (2013)

Gray Catbird in a Tree in Harpswell

The one pictured here is typical in its preference for thick growth among the lilacs and its frequent visits to a bird feeder.

This 8.5 inch visitor inhabits Maine in spring and summer, but heads south to winter in the southeast coast of the United States and in the Caribbean.

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