any tiny insect-eating, New World warbler of the genus Polioptila, having a long, mobile tail and a slender bill.

1835–45; gnat + catcher Unabridged
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gnatcatcher (ˈnætˌkætʃə)
any of various small American songbirds of the genus Polioptila and related genera, typically having a long tail and a pale bluish-grey plumage: family Muscicapidae (Old World flycatchers, etc)

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Another note, which is raspy, resembles that of the blue-gray gnatcatcher.
One way to minimize gnatcatcher predation is to encourage coyote foraging on the property.
Pre-construction gnatcatcher surveys will identify whether and where any gnatcatcher reoccupations have occurred at that point.
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