Unknown solid grey bird

by Sarah
(Central Virginia)

The bird is about the size of a robin but more lean. When I get a good look at it, it appears to be solid grey in color. Almost like a dusty black. It doesn't sit still for long which has made it impossible to capture in a picture. Its song is absolutely beautiful, it always seems to change. And it likes to sing in the early morning (from 1 am on) occasionally. Can anyone help?

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May 22, 2012
Have you considered....
by: Anonymous

Check out the "Cat Bird". It sounds like it may be what you have partially described.

May 14, 2012
Nope.
by: Sarah

It's not grey grey. It is more black less grey. But we believe it to be a rusty blackbird. It's song is lovely and similar to what we have.

May 14, 2012
Mockingbird
by: Judy-Seattle

I believe that your grey bird may be a Mockingbird.

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