Definition of gnatcatcher
: any of a genus (Polioptila) of several small North and South American insectivorous oscine birds
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Its hillsides and areas around the base are full of coastal sage scrub and prickly pear cacti, providing habitat for the California gnatcatcher and coastal cactus wren.
She identified by ear a cedar waxwing, a reclusive wood thrush, a gray catbird (with its catty mew), a red-winged blackbird, a tree swallow, several cardinals and a frenetic blue-gray gnatcatcher.
These included several legal fights in Southern California over the listings and habitat designations for the Stephens’ kangaroo rat, coastal California gnatcatcher, Peninsular bighorn sheep, and Quino checkerspot butterfly.
Docents will discuss the Pacific pocket mouse and the California gnatcatcher.
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