April 2010 - Northern Mockingbird
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Northern Mockingbird, Mimus polyglottos
Northern Mockingbird, Mimus polyglottos

The Northern Mockingbird is a resident of the southern and eastern states as well as Mexico. It is generally light gray in colour with white underparts and parts of its wings and tail. Its scientific species name polyglottos means "many tongued" which is a reference to its ability to imitate the sounds of other birds and even humans.

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