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Gray catbird
Dumetella carolinensis

Gray catbird
Gray catbird
Gray catbird

Size: 9 inches
Overall Color: gray
Occurrence: shrublands, forest edge
Diet: seeds, insects, berries
Nest: cup in shrub, vine or small tree
Field Identification: mostly gray with black cap and tail, rusty under base of tail
Season: summer

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Chordata (hollow nerve cord)
Subphylum: Vertebrata (backbone)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Order: passeriformes
Family: 70 Mimidae (mockingbirds,thrashers,gray catbird)
Genus: Dumetella
Species: carolinensis

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