Northern Mockingbird | Bulls Island Natural Area

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Description

Mimus polyglottis
• Robin sized 23 - 28 cm (9 - 11 inches) long
• Slender, long-tailed gray bird
• White patches on wings and tail
• Often imitates other birds' calls
• Song richest on warm, spring nights
• Strongly territorial
• Habitats include residential areas, parks, farmlands, country and desert brush land

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