The picture of this Northern Mockingbird was taken at Jones Beach State Park in New York near the Coast Guard Station. The picture of this Northern Mockingbird was photographed with the Canon 5D Mark III Canon 300mm f2.8 IS II with the 2X extender.
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Both male and female mockingbirds sing. They often mimic the sounds of birds (and frogs) around them. They go on learning new sounds throughout their lives. The song is a long series of phrases, with each phrase repeated 2-6 times before shifting to a new sound; the songs can go on for 20 seconds or more.