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What do mockingbirds eat?

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Mockingbirds are omnivorous. Their diet consists of arthropods, berries, earthworms and even lizards. Mockingbirds tend to eat animals as prey more frequently during breeding season. Mockingbirds consume water from puddles, waterways and dew. Mockingbirds typically have a permanent geographic residence, but some are known to migrate south during inclement winters.

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What do mockingbirds eat?
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The northern mockingbird is the only species of mockingbird found in North America. The northern mockingbird breeds in the United States, southeastern Canada, northern Mexico, the Cayman Islands and the Greater Antilles. Mockingbirds are medium-sized birds with long legs and a tail. There are no distinguishing physical characteristics between male and female mockingbirds. These birds are famous for frequent singing.

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