The Mockingbirds are in the order Passeriformes and family Mimidae. As the name implies these are birds that are notable for the vocalizations and ability to mimic a variety of birds and other sounds. There are three genera of Mockingbird. The genera and the species they contain are shown below. Pictures are presented for those species highlighted in red.

Genus Melanotis
Blue Mockingbird (Melanotis caerulescens)
Blue-and-white Mockingbird (Melanotis hypoleucus)
Genus Mimus
Brown-backed Mockingbird, Mimus dorsalis
Bahama Mockingbird, Mimus gundlachii
Long-tailed Mockingbird, Mimus longicaudatus
Patagonian Mockingbird, Mimus patagonicus
Chilean Mockingbird, Mimus thenca
White-banded Mockingbird, Mimus triurus
Northern Mockingbird, Mimus polyglottos
Socorro Mockingbird, Mimus graysoni
Tropical Mockingbird, Mimus gilvus
Chalk-browed Mockingbird, Mimus saturninus
Genus Nesomimus
Hood Mockingbird, Mimus macdonaldi
Galápagos Mockingbird, Mimus parvulus
Floreana Mockingbird or Charles Mockingbird, Mimus trifasciatus
San Cristóbal Mockingbird, Mimus melanotis

New World Catbirds
  • Genus Dumetella
  • Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  • Genus Melanoptila
  • Black Catbird