Blue Mockingbird Melanotis caerulescens
Version: 1.0 — Published December 24, 2014
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Sounds and Vocal Behavior
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Blue Mockingbird often sings from an exposed perch (Howell and Webb 1995), although it sometimes sings from within dense cover. The song is rich and varied, with much repetition of song phrases (Howell and Webb 1995)
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Blue Mockingbird also has a varied repertoire of calls, including "a loud, rich choo or cheeoo, a nasal mewing mejhr or meeahr ..., a loud, rich wee-cheep or wheeep, a low chruk or chuk, a loud, rich choo'l-eep, a sharp pli-tik, and any combination of these and many other noises" (Howell and Webb 1995).