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Noun: catbird  'kat,burd
  1. Any of various birds of the Australian region whose males build ornamented structures resembling bowers in order to attract females
    - bowerbird
  2. North American songbird whose call resembles a cat's mewing
    - grey catbird [Brit, Cdn], gray catbird [US], Dumetella carolinensis

Derived forms: catbirds

Type of: oscine, oscine bird

Part of: Dumetella, family Ptilonorhynchidae, genus Dumetella, Ptilonorhynchidae

Encyclopedia: Catbird