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Gray Catbird

Gray Catbird

Went to New York for a holiday, to see the sites like a proper tourist, Empire State, Statue of Liberty etc...all very busy, noisy and quite hot :) Last full day there nipped for a walk through Central park and having only managed to see Sparrows and Starlings for most of the holiday, saw (if not photographed!!) quite a few different birds in a short space of time before the tourist mode and shopping over took us again :-)
Think this is a Gray Catbird, from my limited references I have to hand, so happily stand to be corrected, by those with better knowledge of US birds :-) Seemed to be a few of these birds around flying from tree to tree in places, though this one seemed interested in the berries - Mike
Central Park, New York
Date taken
September 2015
Equipment used
Canon SX50 HS Bridge Camera
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Opus Editor
You had a lovely walk through the park by the looks of it Mike. A super picture this... very well done lad.
Looks a lot like a Gray Catbird, and I love the fearless expression on this one! We have them here in Eastern West Virginia during the warm weather season. They were quite prolific this summer and fledged numerous young, but they seem to have begun their migration in August, quite early for this species because I usually see them through September. Marvelous capture, tfs!

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