Grey Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis)
Grey Catbird, Zapata Swamp, Cuba, February 2005 - click on image for a larger view Cuba
February 2005

The Grey Catbird breeds in southern Canada and eastern and central USA but winters in southern USA, Central America and the West Indies. It is found in dense bushes and scrubby habitats.

Grey Catbird, Zapata Swamp, Cuba, February 2005 - click on image for a larger view A member of the Mockingbird family, it gets its name from the cat-like sound it makes. It is dark grey with a black cap and tail. The undertail coverts are chestnut and you can just make them out in the firts photo.
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