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Northern Mockingbird
(Mimus polyglottos)

        
Northern Mockingbird
Credit: Ryan Hagerty/USFWS
 
Northern Mockingbird Information

Length:  9 - 11"

Habitat:  Residential areas, farmland, roadsides, city parks, gardens, open grassy areas with thickets.

Requires a tree or other high
perch from which to sing and defend its territory.

Diet:  Spiders and insects; wild fruit and berries.
 

Identification Tips
for the Northern Mockingbird

 
       Another photo of Northern Mockingbird
 
Range Maps:
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N Mockingbird Breeding Map N Mockingbird Winter Map      USGS
     
Breeding Map          Winter Map (CBC)     
 
 
Additional Information:
 
Northern Mockingbird
Photo, description, similar species, sound, range, habitat, food, behavior, reproduction, and conservation status. (From Cornell Lab of Ornithology)
 
Northern Mockingbird
Northern Mockingbird
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