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Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
(Polioptila caerulea)

    
        
 
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Information

Length: 4.25 - 4.75"
                                  
Habitat:
Nests in deciduous woods, pine forests with oak understory (in southeast US), wooded swamps, streamside thickets, and brushy areas.

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
Female Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
Diet: A variety of small insects, Photo © Mike Danzenbaker
such as leaf beetles, treehoppers,
moths, and flies. Also, insect larvae
and spiders.
 
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher ID tipsIdentification tips for Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
 
 
Range Maps:
(Click map to enlarge.)
 
B-G Gnatcatcher Breeding Map B-G Gnatcatcher Winter Map      USGS
     
Breeding Map          Winter Map (CBC)     
 
 
Additional Information:
 
Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Photos of Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, description, habitat, food, behavior, reproduction.
 
     
   

 

 


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