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 puddl... More »

The mockingbird has many positive symbolic meanings, including joyfulness, cleverness, playfulness, security and communication. In the book "To Kill a Mockingbird," the mockingbird symbolizes innocence. More »

While spiders are often appreciated for the pest control services they provide, spiders are prey to a variety of animals, including birds, lizards, frogs and even larger spiders. Some animals, such as Tarantula hawks, de... More »

Mockingbirds get their name from their ability to mock or mimic the songs of other birds. The scientific name of the northern mockingbird, Mimus polyglottos, means "many-tongued mimic." More »

Mockingbirds live in North America from Canada to Mexico, with concentrations in the southern parts of the United States, including Texas and Florida. Mockingbirds are proficient singers with 39 different songs and over ... More »

The mockingbird has many positive symbolic meanings, including joyfulness, cleverness, playfulness, security and communication. In the book "To Kill a Mockingbird," the mockingbird symbolizes innocence. More »

Mockingbirds typically sing throughout the day and night. Singing is driven mostly by personality, so they sing at night for the same basic reason they sing during the day. Unmated males tend to sing more during the nigh... More »