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Galápagos Mockingbird ("Personatus" Adult)

The Galápagos Mockingbird is the most widespread Mockingbird in the Galapagos. It is found on 13 different islands, but is diverse in that it has 6 different recognized sub-species.

 

The bird pictured is sunning on Isle Radiba, and is of the "Personatus" race.

 

This species is unique in that older offspring help feed younger offspring.

 

Galapagos Mockingbird (Mimus parvulus personatus)

"Personatus" Adult

Family: Mimidae

Isla Rábida

Galápagos, EC

2017/08/28

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Taken on August 28, 2017