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mockingbird:

see mimic thrushmimic thrush,
common name for members of the Mimidae, a family of exclusively American birds, allied to the wrens and thrushes, that includes the mockingbird, the catbird, and the thrashers. Mimic thrushes are most numerous in Mexico.
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mockingbird

noted for mimicking songs of other birds; one of the world’s most noted singers. [Ornithology: Sparks, 116]
See: Mimicry

mockingbird

1. any American songbird of the family Mimidae, having a long tail and grey plumage: noted for their ability to mimic the song of other birds Austral
2. a small scrb bird, Atrichornis rufescens, noted for its mimicry

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