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Mocking bird - state bird: Ask any Texan, and you will no doubt learn that the mockingbird has the prettiest song of any bird native to North America. That's perhaps the chief reason the "mocker" was adopted as the state bird of Texas in 1927. The song of the mockingbird is, in fact, a medley of the calls of many other birds. Each imitation is repeated two or three times, then another song is started, all in rapid succession.

Mocking bird - state bird: Ask any Texan, and you will no doubt learn that the…

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Prairie Warbler, (Setophaga discolor), is a small songbird of the New World warbler family. Their breeding habitats are brushy areas and forest edges in .

The Wood Thrush, Hylocichla mustelina, is a North American passerine bird. It is closely related to other thrushes such as the American Robin and is widely distributed across North America, wintering in Central America and southern Mexico. The Wood Thrush is the official bird of the District of Columbia.

Wood Thrush, Hylocichla mustelina is closely related to other thrushes such as the American Robin and is widely distributed across N-Amer, wintering in CntAm and S-MX. The Wood Thrush is the official bird of the District of Columbia

State Bird of Alabama:  I did this post because many of my students seemed confused in class as to what our state bird is.  They brought in pictures of the  wrong kind of Yellowhammer bird!

State Bird of Alabama: I did this post because many of my students seemed confused in class as to what our state bird is. They brought in pictures of the wrong kind of Yellowhammer bird!

mocking bird - They love to sing, and mock.

This is a mockingbird from To Kill a Mockingbird. This mockingbird looks very harmless, these birds aren't there to harm anyone they are there to make peace. It is considered a sin to kill a mockingbird!

A beautiful male Pyrrhuloxia (Cardinalis sinuatus) makes a surprise visit to the visitor’s center at Laguna Atascosa National...

A beautiful male Pyrrhuloxia (Cardinalis sinuatus) makes a surprise visit to the visitor’s center at Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge in South Texas. These birds live a little further west, but often come to the southern coast of Texas in winte

Gallery Of North Texas Birds | Mourning Dove (Seen in The Woodlands, TX)

Mourning Dove - (Seen in The Woodlands, TX) - Gallery Of North Texas Birds

© Bob Baker, Greene County, Virginia, July 2007, http://www.flickr.com/photos/ruckersvillebakers/711872490/

Mockingbirds are a group of New World passerine birds from the Mimidae family. They are best known for the habit of some species mimicking the songs of other birds and the sounds of insects and amphibians, often loudly and in rapid succession.

The northern mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos) is the only mockingbird commonly found in North America. The northern mockingbird is renowned for its mimicking ability, as reflected by the meaning of its scientific name, 'many-tongued mimic.' It has gray to brown upper feathers & a paler belly. Its wings have white patches which are visible in flight.

The northern mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos) is the only mockingbird commonly…

eurasian collared dove - Google Search Spotted one in Livermore California, it's an import but a life bird for me

Eurasian Collared Dove - These are everywhere now, actually considered an invasive species, overtake habitat of native birds

The Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis) is the best-known species of the juncos, a genus of small grayish American sparrows. This bird is common across much of temperate North America and in summer ranges far into the Arctic. It is a very variable species, much like the related Fox Sparrow (Passerella iliaca), and its systematics is still not completely untangled.

The Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis) is the best-known species of the juncos, a genus of small grayish American sparrows. This bird is common across much of temperate North America and in summer ranges far into the Arctic. It is a very variable species, m

Black-crested Titmouse, Baeo-lophus atricristatus: native to TX, OK, E Cnt-MX

The Black-crested Titmouse - Baeolophus atricristatus, is a small songbird. Lovely little birds

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