Grey Catbird
Grey Catbird
Adult in Brendan T. Byrne State Forest
New Jersey, USA
Scientific classification Red Pencil Icon
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Suborder: Passeri
Infraorder: Passerida
Superfamily: Muscicapoidea
Family: Mimidae
Genus: Dumetella
C.T. Wood, 1837
Species: D. carolinensis
Binomial name
Dumetella carolinensis
(Linnaeus, 1766)
Dumetella carolinensis-map
Summer and winter range

Galeoscoptes Cabanis, 1850

Dumetella bermudianus Bangs & Bradlee, 1901
Dumetella carolinensis bermudianus Bangs & Bradlee, 1901 Dumetella carolinensis carolinensis (Linnaeus, 1766)
Dumetella felivox Vieillot, 1807
Galeoscoptes carolinensis Linnaeus, 1766
Muscicapa carolinensis Linnaeus, 1766
Turdus felivox Vieillot, 1807

Grey Catbird, Dumetella carolinensis is a species of passerine in the Mimidae family.

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Other common names Black mockingbird (in the South); black-capped thrush; cat flycatcher; chicken bird; slate-coloured mockingbird.[2]


Similar species







  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Dumetella carolinensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Terres, John K. (1980). The Audubon Society Encyclopedia of North American Birds. Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. ISBN 0394466519. 

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