Documentation of Northern Mockingbird

Observer Information

Reporter:  Caroline Hancock  16204 E Fair Ave,   Centennial, CO  80016
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Species, Date, Time and Location Information

Species:  Northern Mockingbird
First Date/Time:  4/22/2014 12:40:00 PM
Last Date/Time:  4/22/2014 12:45:00 PM
Duration (total time in view):  5 minutes
County:  Arapahoe
Specific Location:  Aurora
Number:  1
Age:  Adult
Sex:  Unknown
Plumage:  Transitional


open field, sparse trees, residental

Viewing Conditions

Optics:  16 x 32 Bushnell binoculars
Distance:  about 75 feet
Light:  Sunny

Description of the Bird

Gray, long tail, white patches on wings only visible when extened. Ocassionally stretches out wings.

Similar Species Discussion

Townsends Solitaire, American Robin. Did not have bright eye circle such as the Solitaire, tail raises high. Did not have red breast.

Resources Used

I grew up in California where these birds are numerous.

Previous Experience

Familiar with this species, recently took a visit to California and spotted many.


Notes made AFTER observation

Materials Available

No files uploaded.

Date Documentation Submitted

4/22/2014 1:56:00 PM

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