Northern Mockingbird. For excellent video/audio presentation of the bird's magnificent singing, go to "The Internet IBC Bird Collection" via this link: http://ibc.lynxeds.com/video/northern-mockingbird-mimus-polyglottos/dorsal-view-adult-perched-singing
The Mockingbird - our State Bird. He will sing all day to mark his territory his many mimicked songs are beautifully orchestrated randomly. He thinks he is confusing the other birds believing there are many birds in the area when there is only one.
Tennessee selected the Northern Mockingbird (genus Mimus polyglottos) as official state bird in selected from an election conducted by the Tennessee Ornithological Society. Northern Mockingbirds are related to the brown thrasher and the catbird.
The official state bird of Florida is the mockingbird. Northern Mockingbirds have extraordinary vocal abilities - they can sing up to 200 songs, including the songs of other birds, insect and amphibian sounds, even an occasional mechanical noise.
The Mockingbird: The Mockingbird is a symbol of innocence. Atticus says that that they do nothing to harm us, they just give us music. In a way the mockingbird is like Scout and Dill, they are innocent and don't do anything to harm anyone.
Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis), also spelled Grey Catbird, is a medium-sized northern American perching bird of the mimid family.( Like the brown thrasher, catbirds are cousins to the northern mockingbird.
Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos), Texas State Bird Northern Mockingbirds have extraordinary vocal abilities; they can sing up to 200 songs, including the songs of other birds, insect and amphibian sounds, even an occasional mechanical noise.