Tennessee State Bird - Mockingbird
Tennessee State Bird


The Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos), designated as the state bird of Tennessee, is a charismatic and highly adaptable songbird known for its remarkable vocal abilities. These medium-sized birds are characterized by their grayish-brown plumage, long tail, and white underparts with distinctive white wing patches that flash in flight. What sets the Mockingbird apart is its extraordinary talent for mimicking the songs of various other birds and even mechanical sounds, earning it the name "mockingbird." Their rich and melodious repertoire of songs serves as a beautiful and enduring soundtrack to Tennessee's diverse landscapes, making them a beloved symbol of the state's natural heritage.

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