adult; grey-and-white plumage; yellow iris (Panama; 2008-06-21)

Tropical Mockingbird
Mimus gilvus

Native Range: Latin America

Notes: this tropical counterpart of North America's Northern Mockingbird is found from southern Mexico to northern South America; no sexual dimorphism.

juvenile; much browner than adults (Panama; 2008-06-21)

adult; darker grey wings, tail, and eye-line (Panama; 2008-06-21)

adult showing his pert mockingbird attitude (Mexico; 2009-01-16)