Photo Credits: Wikimedia Commons user Calibas

Photo Credits: Wikimedia Commons user Calibas

Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos)

Northern Mockingbirds live in open areas with dense undergrowth such as thickets, brush, and also in urban areas such as neighborhoods and parks. Their diet includes insects, berries, and fruit. They weigh 1.6-2 oz. and have a wingspan of 12.2-13.8 in. Northern Mockingbird are named for their ability to mimic other birds’ songs. They are protected on the US Migratory Bird list.  

Frequency: Rare