Tag: Grey Catbird

PREDATION BY GRAY CATBIRD ON BROWN THRASHER EGGS

Grey Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis) Science Article 3 abstract The gray catbird (Dumetella carolinensis) has been documented visiting and breakingthe eggs of artificial nests, but the implications of such observations are unclear because there is little cost in depredating an undefended nest. During the summer of 2001 at Konza Prairie Biological Station, Kansas, we videotaped a […]

Documentation of a Polygynous Gray Catbird

Grey Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis) Science Article 2 abstract Polygyny occasionally occurs in passerine species that are generally socially monogamous.We document the second case of polygynous mating in the Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis) and provide the first detailed account of this behavior. Daniel Hanley et al., The Wilson Journal of Ornithology 119(3):499-502, 2007 Download article download […]

PATTERNS OF HaeMOPROTEUS BECKERI PARASITISM IN THEGRAY CATBIRD (DUMATELLA CAROLINENSIS) DURING THEBREEDING SEASON

Grey Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis) Science Article 4 abstract We determined the prevalence and intensity of blood parasites in breeding graycatbirds (Dumatella carolinensis) at Killbuck Wildlife Area in Wayne and Holmes Counties, Ohio(USA) from June through August 2000. Of 98 catbirds sampled, 40 (40.8%) had detectableinfections of Haemoproteus beckeri. Overall prevalence of H. beckeri in this […]

THE BREEDING STATUS OF THE GRAY CATBIRD IN FLORIDA

Grey Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis) Science Article 5 abstract Although Howell (1932) stated that the Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis) ‘breeds sparingly in northern and central Florida,’ some recent field workers in this state have viewed his statement skeptically. Of Howell’s seven references to Florida breeding, four were made by Oscar Baynard, some of whose records of’ […]

Grey Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Mimidae | [latin] Dumetella carolinensis | [UK] Grey Catbird | [FR] Moqueur chat | [DE] Katzenvogel | [ES] Pajaro-gato Gris | [NL] Katvogel Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Melanoptila carolinensis Dumetella carolinensis NA widespread MA Physical charateristics Gray catbirds are medium-sized birds with a […]