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  • n. Plural form of gnatcatcher.


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  • Insects that feed on the leaves and berries of these shrubs are also a menu item for a number of birds, including flycatchers, gnatcatchers, and warblers.

    The Field Guide to Wildlife Habitats of the Eastern United States

  • The peninsula that juts out into Superior is a major flyway for all kinds of winged creatures, including gnatcatchers, whippoorwills and snowy owls.

  • And some areas of the space had to be protected because of the gnatcatchers, a local bird that needs a very specific habitat.

    San Gabriel Valley Tribune Most Viewed

  • Driving 15 minutes from the McAllen airport to Edinburg Scenic Wetlands, I scored immediately, notching ringed kingfishers, blue-gray gnatcatchers, black-necked stilts, several varieties of herons, circling ospreys and ducks by the dozens before noon.

    NYT > Travel

  • The completed cemetery also will provide a memorial walk with interpretive displays of nature - the gnatcatchers, fairy shrimp in vernal pools and rattlesnakes.

    Fore, right!

  • Threatened California gnatcatchers sing in the hills, and the highly endangered Pacific pocket mouse huddles in hillside burrows that are among its last hideouts.

    The Orange County Register - Homepage

  • These 21,000 acres are home to burrowing owls, California gnatcatchers, golden eagles, prairie falcons, an unusual variety of rattlesnake - the northern red diamond - deer, mountain lions and bobcats.

    Fore, right!

  • Having to run inside to fetch my binoculars, I missed identifying most of the flock, but it looked to be dominated by blue-gray gnatcatchers and chipping sparrows. -


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