Blue-gray Gnatcatcher (Polioptila caerulea)
- HABITAT - The Blue-gray Gnatcatcher is a highly energetic and territorial bird whose breeding habitat includes open deciduous woods and shrublands in southern Ontario, the eastern and southwestern United States, and Mexico. They winter around the Gulf Coast.
- DIET - Blue-gray Gnatcatcher’s diet includes small insects and spiders. They feed in dense vegetation mostly near tips of branches in broad-leaved foliage of trees and larger shrubs.
- FACTS - Blue-gray gnatcatchers mate for a lifetime. Pair of birds builds cup-shaped nest using the bark, plant stem and grass. Blue-gray gnatcatchers construct nest in the trees and use spider web and lichens to camouflage it by making it look like a knot on a branch.