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Mockingbird

Mockingbirds
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Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Passeriformes
Family:Mimidae
Genera
Melanotis
Mimodes
Mimus
Nesomimus

Mockingbirds are a group of New World passerine birds best known for habit of mimicking the songs of other birds, often loudly in rapid succession.

Most species are tropical; the Northern Mockingbird[?] is the type familiar throughout the United States. It is the state bird[?] for several states of the union.

There are 17 species in four genera.

Genus Melanotis

Genus Mimodes

Genus Mimus

Genus Nesomimus (Galápagos Islands)



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