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Bahama Mockingbird

Mimus gundlachii

A localized resident of the Bahamas and a few other islands in the western Caribbean, this hefty mockingbird has strayed to southern Florida on a number of occasions since the early 1970s. One male returned for several springs to Key West, where it may have interbred with local Northern Mockingbirds.
Family Mockingbirds and Thrashers
A localized resident of the Bahamas and a few other islands in the western Caribbean, this hefty mockingbird has strayed to southern Florida on a number of occasions since the early 1970s. One male returned for several springs to Key West, where it may have interbred with local Northern Mockingbirds.
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Song of varied notes and phrases. Does not mimic other species.
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