Order: Passeriformes | Family: Mimidae  | IUCN Status: Least Concern

Age: Adult
Sex: Unknown
Loc. Buenos Aires, Brasil
Age: Adult
Sex: Unknown
Loc. Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Age: Adult
Sex: Unknown
Loc. Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Age: Adult
Sex: Unknown
Loc. Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Identification & Behavior: ~22 cm (8.6 in). The White-banded Mockingbird is similar to the Brown-backed Mockingbird, but averages grayer. Best distinguished by the broad White band along the wing, which is conspicuous in flight. White tail with dark central feathers.

Status: The White-banded Mockingbird is known from a sighting at Lake Titicaca. It also occur in Bo, Br, and Ch.

Name in Spanish: Calandria de Ala Blanca.

Sub-species: White-banded Mockingbird (Mimus triurus) (Vieillot, 1818)

Meaning of Name:  Mimus: L. mimus= mimic, imitate. triurus: Gr. Tri=three, urus=tail. Refers to the apparent three-colored or sectioned tail of the a mockingbird.

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Distribution Map
white-banded Mockingbird - mimus triurusVoice


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