SCIENTIFIC NAME: Mimus polyglottos
STATUS: Breeder. Common in all seasons and regions. Low Conservation Concern.
DESCRIPTION: The northern mockingbird is a medium-sized songbird measuring about nine inches and weighing about two ounces. It has long legs, a long tail, and a slightly curved bill. The grayish-brown color, two parallel white wing bars and broad white wing patch, which are easily seen in flight, distinguish this bird from its cousins the brown thrasher and the catbird.