catbird definition

  • noun:
    • A North United states songbird (Dumetella carolinensis) having predominantly slate plumage.
    • Either of two species of United states mockingbird relatives, the grey catbird while the black catbird.
    • Either of four types of Australasian bowerbirds for the genera Ailuroedus and Scenopooetes.
    • A babbler-like bird from east Africa, Parophasma galinieri.
    • An American bird (Galeoscoptes Carolinensis), allied towards mocking bird, and enjoy it with the capacity of imitating the notes of various other birds, but less completely. Its note resembles occasionally the mewing of a cat.
    • A wellknown oscine passerine bird of united states, Mimus caro-linensis, among the mocking-thrushes, associated with the mocking-bird.
    • An Australian title of people in the genus Ælurœdus: so called because of the similarity of their notes on phone calls of a cat.
    • any of various birds for the Australian area whoever males develop ornamented frameworks resembling bowers being attract females
    • united states songbird whoever telephone call resembles a cat's mewing

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