Translation of mockingbird in Spanish:


sinsonte, n.

Pronunciation /ˈmɑkɪŋˌbərd/ /ˈmɒkɪŋbəːd/

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    sinsonte masculine
    • Francis gives a similar explanation for the exceptional mimicry of mockingbirds, suggesting that mimicry itself was not favored by natural selection.
    • Although first cousin to the melodious mockingbird, a catbird's song is seldom musical.
    • In Massachusetts winter residents include chickadees, nuthatches, woodpeckers, titmice, cardinals, and mockingbirds.
    • The true song of a mockingbird is hard to detect, since they imitate other birds and sounds.
    • He did make an observation about how similar Galapagos mockingbirds were to those of mainland South America, but he missed the lesson of the finches entirely.