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Blue Mockingbird

Melanotis caerulescens (Swainson, 1827)

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Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
Blue Mockingbird - Melanotis caerulescens caerulescens Frank Lambert 2015-03-29 Oaxaca, Teotitlan de Valle , Oaxaca (Mexico) (1800 m) song -

Same bird as XC274851

bird-seen:yes

274852
xeno-canto.org
Blue Mockingbird - Melanotis caerulescens caerulescens Manuel Grosselet 2021-04-18 SAn Agustin Etla, Lombriabono, Oaxaca (Mexico) (1700 m) song -

Wildtronics Mono Amplified Tascam Dr05

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

640364
xeno-canto.org
Blue Mockingbird - Melanotis caerulescens Peter Boesman 2002-03-25 Floripondio road, Volcan de Nieve, Jalisco, Jalisco (Mexico) (2400 - 2600 m) song -

ID certainty 100%. (Archiv. tape 141 side A track 30 seq. A)

225587
xeno-canto.org
Blue Mockingbird - Melanotis caerulescens caerulescens Frank Lambert 2015-03-30 Oaxaca, Teotitlan de Valle , Oaxaca (Mexico) (1800 m) song -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

274861
xeno-canto.org
Blue Mockingbird - Melanotis caerulescens caerulescens Manuel Grosselet 2021-06-02 San Pablo Etla, Oaxaca, Mexico (Mexico) (1700 m) duet, mimicry/imitation, song -

wildtronics Mono Amplified Tascam Dr 05

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

653742
xeno-canto.org
Blue Mockingbird - Melanotis caerulescens caerulescens Manuel Grosselet 2020-07-22 Lomas de Bezares Miguel Hidalgo Mexico city, México (Mexico) (2500 m) adult, mimicry/imitation, sex uncertain, song -

wildtronics mono amplified tascam Dr05 Mimicry Cassin's Kingbird, at least

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

579144
xeno-canto.org
Blue Mockingbird - Melanotis caerulescens caerulescens Frank Lambert 2015-04-06 NE slope Volcan de Fuego, Jalisco, Jalisco (Mexico) (2000 m) song -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

351705
xeno-canto.org
Blue Mockingbird - Melanotis caerulescens caerulescens Frank Lambert 2015-04-05 NE slope Volcan de Fuego, Jalisco, Jalisco (Mexico) (1800 m) call -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:yes

351703
xeno-canto.org
Blue Mockingbird - Melanotis caerulescens caerulescens Manuel Grosselet 2021-03-09 San Pablo Etla, San Pablo Etla, Oaxaca, Oaxaca (Mexico) (1700 m) call -

wildtronics mono amplified TAscam Dr05

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

627751
xeno-canto.org
Blue Mockingbird - Melanotis caerulescens caerulescens Richard E. Webster 2019-04-19 Copala, Concordia, Sinaloa, Sinaloa (Mexico) (500 m) song -

not seen singing, but seen when it came down out of the huge mango tree( in which it had been singing) to bathe; interval altered at 2:24;

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

499137
xeno-canto.org
Blue Mockingbird - Melanotis caerulescens Peter Boesman 2002-03-27 La Maria, Colima, Colima (Mexico) (1200 m) song -

ID certainty 100%. (Archiv. tape 142 side B track 28 seq. B)

225583
xeno-canto.org
Blue Mockingbird - Melanotis caerulescens caerulescens Manuel Grosselet 2020-05-02 San Pablo Etla, Oaxaca, Oaxaca (Mexico) (1700 m) call, life stage uncertain, sex uncertain, song -

wildtronics mono amplified, tascam DR05 audacity aufilter y normalized -10db

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

553390
xeno-canto.org
Blue Mockingbird - Melanotis caerulescens Manuel Grosselet 2014-02-16 Mx, Distrito Federal, Lomas de Bezares, Calle Colina, México (Mexico) (2400 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

167966
xeno-canto.org
Blue Mockingbird - Melanotis caerulescens Manuel Grosselet 2016-07-13 CAmino a los limones Tlayecac Morelos, Morelos (Mexico) (1400 m) song -

wildtronics mono amplified DR05 TRIPOD

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

327515
xeno-canto.org
Blue Mockingbird - Melanotis caerulescens Peter Boesman 2000-06-04 Rancho El Cielo, Tamaulipas, Tamaulipas (Mexico) (1000 - 1500 m) song -

ID certainty 100%. (Archiv. tape 103 side A track 14 seq. B)

225590
xeno-canto.org
Blue Mockingbird - Melanotis caerulescens caerulescens Manuel Grosselet 2021-09-30 Oaxaca, San Augustin Etla, terreno de Golf, Centro (Mexico) (1700 m) mimicry/imitation, song -

wildtronics mono amplified Tascam Dr05

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

677605
xeno-canto.org
Blue Mockingbird - Melanotis caerulescens Manuel Grosselet 2022-01-06 Santo Tomás Mazaltepec, San Andrés Zautla, Oaxaca, Centro (Mexico) (1700 m) call, mimicry/imitation -

wildtronics mono amplified TAscam Dr 05

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

695991
xeno-canto.org
Blue Mockingbird - Melanotis caerulescens caerulescens Richard E. Webster 2019-04-24 Reserva Ecológica Sierra de San Juan--La Noria, Nayarit, Nayarit (Mexico) (1400m m) call, song -

singing softly from 3-5 m up in viny tangles in forest;

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

499132
xeno-canto.org
Blue Mockingbird - Melanotis caerulescens caerulescens Richard E. Webster 2019-04-20 Reserva de la Chara Pinta (Tufted Jay Preserve), Sinaloa, Sinaloa (Mexico) (2100 m) phrases, song -

two birds vocalizing from the same thicket, one bird coming out to then give phrases from 10 m up in a pine; one phrase reminds me of Cooper's Hawk; interval altered at 0:22 to remove 34 seconds;

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

499140
xeno-canto.org
Blue Mockingbird - Melanotis caerulescens caerulescens Manuel Grosselet 2021-04-06 San Pablo Etla, San Pablo Etla, Oaxaca, Oaxaca (Mexico) (1700 m) song -

wildtronics mono amplified TAscam Dr05

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

636485
xeno-canto.org
Blue Mockingbird - Melanotis caerulescens Elvis Herrera Rodríguez 2012-07-10 Parque Estatal Cerro Punhuato, Michoacán (Mexico) (2200 m) alarm call, juvenile -

Oak forest/Pine plantation. Nestling calls while in hand. The parent alarm calls are recordings XC233744 and XC233740.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

233745
xeno-canto.org
Blue Mockingbird - Melanotis caerulescens David Ruíz Domínguez 2020-03-14 Morelia, Michoacán, Michoacán (Mexico) (2300 m) Vireolanius melitophrys, adult, female, male, song, subsong -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

536542
xeno-canto.org
Blue Mockingbird - Melanotis caerulescens caerulescens Manuel Grosselet 2021-07-06 San Pablo Etla, San Pablo Etla, Oaxaca, Oaxaca (Mexico) (1700 m) mimicry/imitation, song -

wildtronics mono amplified Tascam Dr05

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

661633
xeno-canto.org
Blue Mockingbird - Melanotis caerulescens caerulescens Manuel Grosselet 2021-02-24 Oaxaca, San Augustin Etla, terreno de Golf, Oaxaca (Mexico) (1700 m) song -

wildtronics mono amplified Tascam Dr05

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

624269
xeno-canto.org
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