French: Moqueur de Socorro German: Socorrospottdrossel Spanish: Sinsonte de Socorro
Socorro Island, Mexico.
Socorro I, in Revillagigedo Archipelago, 600 km W of mainland Mexico.
24–26·5 cm; average 75·5g. Large, brownish mockingbird with short, straightish bill, lacking prominent wing and tail markings. Plumage is uniformly... read more
Extended delivery of diverse notes and phrases, similar to song of Mimus polyglottos but... read more
Mixed open woodland and wooded canyons at higher elevations, above 300 m (mostly above 600 m); also... read more
Food and feeding
Omnivorous. Diet includes large insects, young leaves, small fruits (Ficus, Bumelia), also small vertebrates (lizards),... read more
Peak in Mar–May, season possibly Nov–Jul. Apparently monogamous. Territorial, male remains on same territory for more than one... read more
Status and conservation
CRITICALLY ENDANGERED. Restricted-range species: present in Socorro Island EBA. Formerly abundant, up until at least 1958; now greatly reduced. By 1978 numbers had declined... read more
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