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British pronunciation/kˈatbɜːd/
American pronunciation/ˈkætˌbɝd/
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an American songbird related to the mockingbird family with black plumage and a long tail that makes a cat-like call

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What is a "catbird"?

A catbird is a medium-sized songbird native to North America, known for its distinctive meowing calls resembling a cat's mewing. It has a slate-gray plumage, a black cap, and a long, rounded tail. The catbird is known for its excellent vocal abilities. It is considered a talented mimic, capable of imitating other bird songs and a wide range of different sounds, including the calls of other animals and even human speech. It is a shy bird that often stays hidden in dense vegetation, but it can be attracted to gardens and bird feeders, where it may become more visible to birdwatchers.

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any of various birds of the Australian region, the males of which build ornamented structures resembling bowers in order to attract females

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