Northern Mockingbird

Mimus polyglottos - Moqueur polyglotte

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Mimidés

  • Genus
    :

    Mimus

  • Species
    :

    polyglottos

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 28 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 31 à 35 cm.
  • Weight
    : 45 à 58 g
Longevity

20 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos) is a species of bird in the Mimidae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Mimus polyglottos polyglottos (s Canada through the USA to s Mexico)
  • Mimus polyglottos orpheus (Bahamas to Greater Antilles, Cayman Is. and Virgin Is.)

Foreign names

  • Moqueur polyglotte,
  • Sinsonte Norteño,
  • Tordo-imitador,
  • Spottdrossel,
  • énekes gezerigó,
  • Spotlijster,
  • Mimo settentrionale,
  • Nordlig härmtrast,
  • Sangspottefugl,
  • spevák mnohohlasý,
  • drozdec mnohohlasý,
  • Nordlig Spottedrossel,
  • taiturimatkija,
  • mim políglota,
  • Hermifugl,
  • przedrzeźniacz północny,
  • dziedātājžagaste,
  • severni oponašalec,
  • Североамериканский певчий пересмешник,
  • マネシツグミ,
  • 小嘲鸫,
  • 小嘲鶇,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Shrubland : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Rural Gardens, Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest

Geographic range

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