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Northern Mockingbird

Mimus polyglottos

Description:

A large, bossy mimic. Very attracted to suet.

Habitat:

Backyard with pine trees, backed onto narrow greenway.

Notes:

I see these a lot in nearby lawns and pastures, but not much in my garden.

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1 Comment

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 7 years ago

Is this the same species of Mockingbird Harper Lee was referring to in her epic novel? I've not read the book for 35 years, so it's probably time to reacquaint myself with it. A wonderful photo and spotting, ursulav.

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Cary, North Carolina, USA

Spotted on Feb 16, 2005
Submitted on Dec 27, 2013

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