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To ensure berries, plant male and female plants in proximity; the fruit feeds robins, bluebirds and mockingbirds well into winter.
The illustrious tradition of keeping pets in the White House dates back to Thomas Jefferson, who kept a mockingbird and a couple of bear cubs during his presidency.
In fact, pokeweed is an important food source for myriad songbirds, including cardinals, catbirds and mockingbirds.
Aside from the dead mockingbird and the stories of the Navy, we’re left to fill in the gaps of Lucky’s life.
Winter berry-producing native shrubs provide sustenance for year-round species including California thrashers, Western bluebirds, American robins, Northern flickers, Nuttall’s woodpeckers and Northern mockingbirds.
The space is done up like a contemporary country kitchen, more upmarket than down-home, with white wainscoting, curtains striped like mattress ticking and the mockingbird logo branded on each polished plywood table.
And Northern mockingbirds are accomplished singers in their own right.
Responding to a report, an officer removed two mockingbirds that were trapped in a window well.
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First Known Use of mockingbird
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Definition of mockingbird for English Language Learners
: a North American bird that sings loudly and copies the songs of other birds
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