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Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos)
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Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos)

General Description: Northern Mockingbirds (Mimus polyglottos) are large, sexually monomorphic, gray birds with two white wingbars and a fairly long bill. The wings have large white patches that show in flight.

Taxonomy: Passeriformes, Mimidae.

Favored Habitat: Urban landscapes and desert scrub.

Where to Find: Look for Mockingbirds in residential areas around town and in desert areas such as Corn Creek and the Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve.

Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos)

Comments: These are the birds that sing long, wonderful songs in the middle of the night and keep people awake.

Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos) If you were a juicy bug or a tasty piece of fruit, this little kid's face might be the last thing you ever see!
Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos) Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos)
Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos)
Fairly large gray birds with two white wing bars and a yellow eye
Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos)
Northern Mockingbird juvenile; notice the spots on the front
Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos) Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos)
Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos)
Northern Mockingbird adult; notice the clear breast
Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos)
Juvenile; notice the spots on the front and yellow lips
Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos) Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos)
Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos) Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos)
Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos) Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos)
Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos) Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos)
Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos)
Central Florida
Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos)
Central Florida
Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos)
Central Florida
Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos)
Central Florida
Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos)
Central Florida
Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos)
Central Florida
Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos)
Northern Mockingbird; Black River, Jamaica
Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos)
Northern Mockingbird; Black River, Jamaica
Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos)
Northern Mockingbird; Montego Bay, Jamaica
Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos)
Northern Mockingbird; Montego Bay, Jamaica
Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos)
Northern Mockingbird; Montego Bay, Jamaica
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Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
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