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Mockingbird

Mockingbird

Introduction

Head-Body Length:25 cm
Weight:60-66 g
Identification:The Galapagos mockingbird has a slender body and is gray to grayish-brown above and lighter below. The wings usually have white or pale-gray markings. This species has a larger bill and legs and narrower nostrils.
Habitat:Scrublands
Diet:Omnivore: insects, fruit, berries, small crabs, eggs
Reproduction:The start of the rainy season triggers the breeding season. Two to five eggs are lain. The family group helps care for the chicks.
Galapagos mockingbirds live in groups of 4-10 related birds.
Status:Endangered: predation from introduced species
Interesting Facts:There are only 200-350 of these birds left in the wild

Geographic:Galapagos Islands Date:1958 – 1988 Subjects: Mockingbirds
Mimidae
Passeriformes
Birds
Vertebrates
Chordata

KEY FACTS

Name Mockingbird
Other Names Mimus polyglottos
Origin Galapagos
Size 25 cm
Clutch size 2-5Eggs
Life span in the wild up to 8 years andin the captivity up to 20 years
Reproduction The start of the rainy season triggers the breeding season. Two to five eggs are lain. The family group helps care for the chicks
Weight 60-66 g
Colors Mockingbirds are overall gray-brown, paler on the breast and belly, with two white wingbars on each wing. A white patch in each wing is often visible on perched birds, and in flight these become large white flashes. The white outer tail feathers are also flashy in flight

description of Mockingbird

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scientific classification

Kingdom – Animalia
Phylum – Chordata
Class – Aves
Order – Passeriformes
Family – Mimidae
GenusNesomimus
Genus SpeciesNesomimus trifasciatus

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