It's all about the song(s)!

Birdorable Northern Mockingbird

Northern Mockingbirds are named for their uncanny ability to copy, or mock, other bird songs and sounds. Besides a repertoire that may include up to 200 (!!) different songs and sounds, male Mockingbirds are among the loudest and most constantly vocal of birds. Unpaired males are especially known to sing all day and long into the night. Check out this neat audio clip of a Northern Mockingbird imitating the calls of SIX different species (Eastern Bluebird; Northern Cardinal; Northern Flicker; Yellow-breasted Chat; Carolina Wren; and American Robin)!


Kim B. on November 11, 2010 at 1:33 PM wrote:
I just love it when you do these pictures. The birdorable bird in wildlife.
Cat on November 14, 2010 at 4:18 PM wrote:
One day, I went to investigate a rusty fence which squeeked when you touched it. Then I heard the squeek even though I wasnt touching it, looked around, and saw that it was a mocking bird mimmicking it! And I had only moved the fence a few times, which means it must have learned fast. Truely intelligant birds.
Spurwing Plover on June 13, 2022 at 4:21 AM wrote:
The Mockingbird is the state Bird of six States Texas,Tennenesee,Florida, Mississippi and Arkansaw

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