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Environmental jay, harris sparrow and a ???

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Drove to my Uncle's farm today to pick up my boat. They have a pretty good variety of birds, but really shy. I didn't bring my blind along, so I just hoped my presence wouldn't bother them that much. Hah. They had a rose breasted grosbeak, but just like my neighbor's, it is so camera shy. Someday.... Anyway, I have no idea what this last bird is.

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Hey Mike,

Those are great shots! Really liked the 2nd one.

I'm a bit stumped about the 3rd pic. No idea what bird is that! I'm pretty sure Steve will respond!

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Nice shots XT,real sharp, like the bluejay the best + the blue frame mat.

Thanks

DMN

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A catbird. Well, I'll be. Thanks for the ID Mike, and thanks all for the comments. I believe that is the first catbird I've ever seen. Hey, another first, even if it's not a real keeper.

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Buzzsaw is right. That last pic is a catbird.

They're known to mimic many sounds as the name implies, they sound like a cat. I've seen/heard them mimic a brown thrasher before. Amazing birds.

I was reading the MN Conservation Volunteer and it was stated the author heard what they thought was a Bobwhite Quail, only to find it was a Grey Catbird.

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