So I've been trying for about a month to get a clear photo of this bird that's been landing on my fence.It's a skittish one. I move and it's gone! I go for my camera and it's gone! But today, finally…Continue
"My cat ain't right in the head lol.... If she went outside she'd be out on the street trying to punch cars!
No, it's good she's inside. I've chased away many stray cats trying to take out my chipmunks and I'm sure…"
"Thanks so much for the tip Joanne! I'll give this a whirl and see if I can't get photo's of a gaggle of Grey Catbirds!
I'm sure my cat will be happy to know there's a 'Catbird' about too (not to worry, she's…"
"Bird at your feeder is a Chipping Sparrow.
For the Catbird, I suggest you nail a PVC end cup to the top rail of the fence and offer grape jelly. You'll then get to see the whole family of Catbirds.
Suet is also a great addition for feeder…"
"Most excellent, thanks once again! I've only just set up a bird feeder in my back yard, so far this Grey Catbird I've not seen at the feeder, just on the fence. My most frequent diner are two chipmunks, 'Chippy' a male and…"
"Gray Catbird belongs to a bird family named 'Mimids'; members of this family can have complex songs that mimic a variety of other birds. Gray Catbird also has a call that sounds like a cat...hence it's name.
Gray Catbirds are a warm…"
"Thank you so much for your quick reply. I'm guessing that your guess is right. Looking at photo's of the Grey Catbird, My only reservation about it being this bird is that while I cannot mimic the noises this bird has made on my fence, the…"
So I've been trying for about a month to get a clear photo of this bird that's been landing on my fence.It's a skittish one. I move and it's gone! I go for my camera and it's gone! But today, finally I managed to get my Panasonic LUMIX G2K - And please note, I'm not a professional 'birder' or photographer.Looking through some photo's on the site, I thought it might be the 'Gray Catbird', but listening to the sample of it's call, that wasn't any noise this bird has made.I also guessed that maybe…See More