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Synonyms for mockingbird

long-tailed grey-and-white songbird of the southern United States able to mimic songs of other birds

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The "rover bird" so-called, the coroneted crane, the red and blue jays, the mocking-bird, the flycatcher, disappeared among the foliage of the immense trees, and all nature revealed symptoms of some approaching catastrophe.
Polanco -- Lazo and Bolas -- Partridges -- Absence of Trees -- Deer -- Capybara, or River Hog -- Tucutuco -- Molothrus, cuckoo-like habits -- Tyrant- flycatcher -- Mocking-bird -- Carrion Hawks -- Tubes formed by Lightning -- House struck.
11) Gary Schmidgall agrees, describing Maria Alboni as the "progenitor of that overwhelmingly affecting and liberating vocalist, the mocking-bird.
Apart from his whistling, Me-Tu also turned into a mocking-bird by shouting "pretty boy" to players.
Though he played a handful of villains,including the Nazi doctor Mengele in The Boys From Brazil,Peck was best known for chivalrous characters in such films as Ro-man Holiday and Gentleman's Agreement or stalwart heroes in Captain Horatio Hornblower Nominated for Academy Awards four times early in his career,Peck finally won the best-actor honour with his fifth and final no mina - ti on for To Kill a Mocking-bird .