Tag Archives: mimids


  What do catbirds, thrashers and mockingbirds have in common?  If you answered they all mimic other birds, you’d be right.  Although a number of birds play at mimicking other birds, mockingbirds, thrashers and catbirds are specialists, to the point … Continue reading

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The Sweet Sound of Springtime Birdsong

(note the following was published after the severe desert winter of 2010/2011)   After the cheerless chill of an especially harsh winter, and the depressing sight of moribund palms and citrus, it’s nice to hear our birds singing again.  We … Continue reading

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