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Catbird's seat

Catbird's seat

Eames Pond, Moore State Park

May 07, 2004

The catbird has a marvelous, strange, jumbled hootenanny of a call. It's a mimic thrush, and of the three most common -- the mockingbird and the brown thrasher are the others -- it's the one that repeast phrases just once. It sounds fresh and sweet and surprising every year.