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northern mockingbird

  1. Northern Mockingbird

    Northern Mockingbird

    Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos subsp. leucopterus) Texas State Bird. Perched in top of a flowering Texas Olive (Cordia bossieri: Boraginaceae). Along Butterfly Park Drive, Mission, Hidalgo County, Texas, USA. Reclaimed agricultural field with Tamaulipan Scrub and cultivated plants at...
  2. Northern Mockingbird (subadult)

    Northern Mockingbird (subadult)

    Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos subsp. polyglottos) 1st year bird. Still trying to perfect its hunting techniques. Brazos Center, Bryan, Brazos County, Texas, USA. Open ground just above Carter Creek riparian (flood plain) dominated by hackberry/elm/yaupon at ca. 88 m (290 ft) elevation.
  3. Northern Mockingbird

    Northern Mockingbird

  4. Northern Mockingbird

    Northern Mockingbird

  5. Flashing For Bugs

    Flashing For Bugs

  6. Northern Mockingbird (fledgeling)

    Northern Mockingbird (fledgeling)

    Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos subsp. polyglottos) Fledgeling. Sexes similar. Lake Bryan, Lake Bryan Park, just northwest of Bryan, Brazos County, Texas, USA. Manicured Park setting with remnant oak/elm/hackberry/yaupon woods at ca. 110 m (361 ft) elevation.
  7. Mockingbird

    Mockingbird

    Posing beautifully in a tree. very alert. Silver gray head and back Long tail. Black bill
  8. Mockingbird

    Mockingbird

    Stretching wings showing white patches
  9. Who's Up There?

    Who's Up There?

    This Northern Mockingbird looks up in alarm after hearing the scream of a Red-shouldered Hawk overhead. The hawk never showed itself, however.
  10. Mockingbird

    Mockingbird

  11. Northern Mockingbird

    Northern Mockingbird

  12. Northern Mockingbird

    Northern Mockingbird

    Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos subsp. polyglottos) Honest, that grasshopper was this big......even our state bird has a tendency to exaggerate (lol). Photographed at Baggett Country, Gatesville, Coryell County, Texas, USA. Edwards Plateau Vegetational Area. Rolling limestone hills...
  13. Northern Mockingbird

    Northern Mockingbird

    There's a huge trailer campsite near the point in the Hatteras National Park. Off season when closed its a great place to bird. Sand dunes all around you.
  14. Northern Mockingbird

    Northern Mockingbird

    I usually capture this bird on a higher perch.
  15. Northern Mockingbird

    Northern Mockingbird

  16. What Do You Mean Your Territory?

    What Do You Mean Your Territory?

    A couple of Northern Mockingbirds having a dispute over owns the territory.
  17. Down the hatch

    Down the hatch

  18. Northern Mockingbird

    Northern Mockingbird

    Scratchin' and itch. I love the look on his face : )
  19. Bug Hunter

    Bug Hunter

    Mockingbirds, when they hunt, flush insects by flashing the large white spots on their wings. I watched this guy hunt for several minutes, very interesting.
  20. Juvenile Mockingbird

    Juvenile Mockingbird

  21. Adult Mocker

    Adult Mocker

    (note the golden eye)
  22. Mocker up a date palm

    Mocker up a date palm

    Northern Mockingbird, singing some other bird's song.
  23. Northern Mockingbird

    Northern Mockingbird

    This guy was chasing bugs when I drove up. He got about half mad because I was chasing his bugs off. This was taken from my car. as are most of my images now. My kit is just too heavy to carry around much.
  24. Northern Mockingbird

    Northern Mockingbird

    Well Peeps, Internet still not good, but we did manage to buy some at a pub last night, and I was able to catch up with y'all lovely bird pics. Hope you are all having a great weekend...Later.
  25. Mocker

    Mocker

    Northern Mockingbird during a snow shower today.
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