Northern Mockingbird

By taggart  
Northern Mockingbird
Mimus polyglotto 10 inches

A regular visitor to our feeders, the Mockingbird is a large bird with commanding behavior. We have no idea where they go in the summer but they show up from time to time.

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Comments


debu 7 India
12 Feb 2014 1:02AM
Lovely detailed image.
debu

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gajewski Plus
13 10 9 United States
12 Feb 2014 1:12AM
I don't know if we have the same species but we certainly have mockingbirds out here in Southern California.
Nice shot and commentary, Jenn.
-=\Walter
Stay warm and dry.
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
12 Feb 2014 2:16AM
Classic perfect pose!
Stunning capture... He's a beauty.
IB
Great catch, Jenn. Waiting at the window with your camera?

Peter
nonur Plus
8 17 12 Turkey
12 Feb 2014 5:25AM
Excellent shot, Jenn. Detailed and beautiful.
ColleenA Plus
5 348 5 Australia
12 Feb 2014 6:00AM
Superb capture Jenn, rather sweet looking little birds
12 Feb 2014 8:09AM
Fine capture Jenn,
Fred.
Mollycat Plus
4 11 2 United Kingdom
12 Feb 2014 8:43AM
Wonderfully detailed shot of this most attractive bird Jenn.
Peter GrinGrinGrin
Maiwand 10 3 73 England
12 Feb 2014 9:07AM
Stunning capture Jennn. I think this is the first one I have seen.GrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron
12 Feb 2014 9:09AM
What a beautiful image, Jenn.
Richard
Irishkate Plus
7 41 111 United Kingdom
12 Feb 2014 11:36AM
So that's what a mocking bird looks like!
So famous because of Harper Lee's book but I've never seen one.
Beautiful image Jenn.
Kate GrinGrinGrin
saeidNL 8 3 Netherlands
12 Feb 2014 11:51AM
Nowwww
this is fantastic Jenn,very well done,
saeid
Joline Plus
11 28 53 United States
12 Feb 2014 1:19PM
And they have the most wonderful songs.....
mikbee 10 3 8 Scotland
12 Feb 2014 2:03PM
A fine little birdie Jenn !!
Good shot.
Mick.
psu68 4 1 2 United States
12 Feb 2014 2:50PM
Mockingbirds live in our area year round. They are fearless especially when protecting their nest. I have seen them ward off squirrels, cats, and even hawks. Great image!
Art
EileenH 4 1 United Kingdom
12 Feb 2014 4:02PM
Great captureSmile

Eileen
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
12 Feb 2014 4:11PM
a lovely cross between a chaffinch and a long tailed tit
SlowSong Plus
9 7.0k 30 England
12 Feb 2014 4:54PM
What a lovely bird. I wonder why they're called Mockingbirds. Smile
12 Feb 2014 5:59PM
Perfect pose and excellent capture and presentation, Jenn!
Regards,
George
12 Feb 2014 6:17PM
Lovely capture, Jenn.

P.
jaktis 13 84 Sweden
12 Feb 2014 7:51PM
A beauty

Peter
12 Feb 2014 8:55PM

Quote:So that's what a mocking bird looks like!
So famous because of Harper Lee's book but I've never seen one.
Beautiful image Jenn.
Kate GrinGrinGrin



Exactly what I was thinking. Cathy
12 Feb 2014 10:23PM
Superbly detailed compo.
Effrossini
viscostatic 11 35 5 United Kingdom
13 Feb 2014 8:23AM
A beautiful photograph Jenn. Such an alert pose and a bright eye.

Phil.
Mavis Plus
15 143 2 England
13 Feb 2014 8:47PM
What a beautiful bird Jennnnn. Love that eye. Funny thing I always thought a Mocking bird would be big & ugly ! How wrong can you be xx
Glostopcat 11 255 2 England
13 Feb 2014 11:15PM
A fine shot of this handsome grey bird, he's posing beautifully for you
BarbaraR 11 17 1 England
14 Feb 2014 3:57PM
I didn't know what they looked like.
Charming capture.

B.

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