Tropical Mockingbird

Mimus gilvus - Moqueur des savanes

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Mimidés

  • Genus
    :

    Mimus

  • Species
    :

    gilvus

Descriptor

Vieillot, 1808

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 26 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 54 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Tropical Mockingbird (Mimus gilvus) is a species of bird in the Mimidae family.

Subspecific information 10 Subspecies

  • Mimus gilvus gracilis (s Mexico to Honduras and El Salvador)
  • Mimus gilvus leucophaeus (Yucatán Pen.. se Mexico. and Cozumel I. (off se Mexico))
  • Mimus gilvus antillarum (Lesser Antilles south from Antigua)
  • Mimus gilvus tobagensis (Trinidad and Tobago)
  • Mimus gilvus rostratus (islands off n Venezuela)
  • Mimus gilvus melanopterus (n Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana and n Brazil)
  • Mimus gilvus gilvus (Suriname and French Guiana)
  • Mimus gilvus tolimensis (e El Salvador to c Panama, w and c Colombia to n Ecuador)
  • Mimus gilvus antelius (ne and e Brazil)
  • Mimus gilvus magnirostris (San Andrés I.. off e Nicaragua.)

Foreign names

  • Moqueur des savanes,
  • Sinsonte Tropical,
  • Sabiá-da-praia, sabiá-da-restinga,
  • Tropenspottdrossel,
  • Tropische Spotlijster,
  • Mimo tropicale,
  • Tropisk härmtrast,
  • Tropespottefugl,
  • spevák tropický,
  • drozdec tropický,
  • Tropespottedrossel,
  • tropiikkimatkija,
  • mim de les sabanes,
  • przedrzeźniacz siwy,
  • Тропический певчий пересмешник,
  • フナシマネシツグミ,
  • 热带小嘲鸫,
  • 熱帶小嘲鶇,

Voice song and cries

Moqueur des savanes
adult

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ; Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Rural Gardens, Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest

Geographic range

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