Bonanza Bird #13: Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

Lucky Bonanza bird #13 is the Blue-gray Gnatcatcher!

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

There are twelve species of gnatcatcher in the world. The Blue-gray Gnatcatcher occurs the furthest north of all, and is the only species that migrates (at least part of the population does so).

Gnatcatcher, April, PA
Gnatcatcher by Kelly Colgan Azar

These small birds are known for their extremely active nature. They spend much of their time foraging for food high up in trees, constantly on the move. They can be identified by their sweet buzzy call, given frequently while they feed.

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

Tomorrow's bird is a common and very vocal North American species of raptor. Can you guess what it will be?

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Comments

laurakeet on July 22, 2012 at 12:01 PM wrote:
Might it be the red shouldered hawk?
Louise Warner on March 6, 2017 at 8:19 AM wrote:
red shouldered hawk...easy!

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