There are two types of mockingbirds in North America, the most common among the two is the Northern Mockingbird. This bird is slowly moving farther north each year, showing up in areas of Southern Canada, remaining there throughout the seasons. The other mockingbird is the Bahama Mockingbird, a much more secretive bird, preferrring to be farther away from people.
Mockingbirds are in the same family as the thrashers, and pretty much live in the same habitat. Preferring to find shelter and food in tangled undergrowths, bushy areas, mainly feeding on the ground. These birds are marvellous singers and are able to mimic the songs of other birds and sounds surrounding them, to a point where they will fool the listener into believing they are hearing the actual sound makers.
|Click on the bird names listed below to see pictures of the Mockingbirds of North America|
Classic Collection of North American Birds