Blue Mockingbird: This large thrush is slate blue with pale blue streaks on the crown and a black mask and red eye. Native of Mexico and casual in winter in southeast Arizona and accidental in New Mexico, California, and Texas. A very secretive bird, skulks in dense underbrush while searching for insects and fallen fruit.
Range and Habitat
Blue Mockingbird: Native of Mexico and accidental to southeastern Arizona, prefers dense woodlands from montane forests at 10,000 feet to arid oak scrub at sea level.
The Blue Mockingbird does not mimic the songs of other species.
A group of mockingbirds has many collective nouns, including an "echo", "exactness", "plagiary", and "ridicule" of mockingbirds.
The Blue Mockingbird has a large range, estimated to be 480,000 square kilometers. This bird is native to the United States and Mexico and prefers habitats ranging from forests to shrublands or terrestrial areas and conditions ranging from tropical to subtropical and moist or dry. The global population of the bird has not been determined but it is not believed to meet criteria for the IUCN Red List. The Blue Mockingbird currently has an evaluation level of Least Concern.