Although the northern mockingbird sings virtually nonstop—even sometimes at night—it doesn’t have a song of its own.
The other unique feature is that the lower half of its bill is longer than the top half. It may be the world’s most noteworthy under-bite.
Is there ever a bird species that a birder would prefer not to see? We probably shouldn’t admit it, but the answer in our case is yes. Actually, there are two. When we lived in St. Petersburg, we had to stop putting out our feeders because of a flock of large, colorful but aggressive wild… Continue reading Common Grackle