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Blue and white mockingbird

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Passeriformes
Genus  Melanotis
Higher classification  Melanotis
Phylum  Chordata
Family  Mimidae
Scientific name  Melanotis hypoleucus
Rank  Species
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Similar  Bird, Melanotis, Mimid, Brown‑backed mockingbird, Ocellated thrasher

The blue-and-white mockingbird (Melanotis hypoleucus) is a species of bird in the Mimidae family. It is found in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and south-eastern Mexico. Its natural habitats are dry scrubland, woodland, second growth and forest edges at 1000–3000 m above sea-level.

It is about 25 cm long. It has blue-grey upperparts, white underparts, red eyes and a black mask. The song is high-pitched and rattling.

References

Blue-and-white mockingbird Wikipedia


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