Definition of Dumetella carolinensis
1. Noun. North American songbird whose call resembles a cat's mewing.
Generic synonyms: Oscine, Oscine Bird
Group relationships: Dumetella, Genus Dumetella
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Literary usage of Dumetella carolinensis
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1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1920)
"dumetella carolinensis. One February 12. They occasionally winter in Orient, confining themselves to a favored locality, as a cedar grove, or other suitable ..."
2. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1909)
"dumetella carolinensis. Toxostoma rufum. Hylocichla mustelina. Sialia sialis. Of the ten eastern birds which find the southern limit of their breeding range ..."
3. Handbook of Birds of Eastern North America: With Introductory Chapters on by Frank Michler Chapman (1912)
"dumetella carolinensis (Linn.). CATBIRD. Ads.—Crown and tail black; under tail-coverts chestnut, sometimes spotted with slaty, and rarely largely slaty; ..."
4. Handbook of Birds of the Western United States: Including the Great Plains by Florence Merriam Bailey (1921)
"Dumetella. carolinensis. Catbird. Breeds mainly in Tran. and Aust. zones from cen. BC to s. Que. and NS s. to n. Fla., e. Tex., ne. NM, n. Utah, and ne. ..."