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Northern Mockingbird

Mimus polyglottos

Description:

Also called a Mocking Jay locally. Grey and creamy white bellies, white and darker grey accents. This particular one has deep chestnut brown eyes. Skilled at mimicking other bird calls and are capable of copying some human whistling, songs, and even occasionally heavy machinery sounds, and car alarms.

Habitat:

Widely spread across North America. Eats a wide variety of berries, bugs, lizards, and small rodents.


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1 Comment

AshleyT
AshleyT 4 years ago

With a quick Google search, you will see that the northern mockingbird is the only mockingbird regularly found in the United States. So that's what this would be.

Dett
Spotted by
Dett

Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

Lat: 30.45, Long: -91.17

Spotted on Nov 6, 2012
Submitted on Sep 18, 2014

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