Bird Details
Northern Mockingbird
Color: Gray
Size: 10"
Season: Year-round
Description: Gray overall with a lighter breast, and white wingbars. Tail long with white outer feathers. Males and females are similar.
Voice: Song is a series of varied phrases, each note repeated three or more times. This bird often mimics the songs of other bird species within its range. They also have been known to imitate other sounds such as the ringing of cell phones and the backfiring of cars.
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Habitat: Open areas with shrubs and trees. It is very common in suburban areas.
Interesting Fact: The Northern Mockingbird is the Arkansas state bird.
Scientific name: Mimus polyglottos
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Mimidae

Howard Eskin

Adult at the nest
Howard Eskin

Dan Scheiman

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