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Nesomimus melanotis

Chatham Mockingbird

Nesomimus melanotis

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Aves
Subclassis: Carinatae
Infraclassis: Neornithes
Parvclassis: Neognathae
Ordo: Passeriformes
Subordo: Passeri
Parvordo: Passerida
Superfamilia: Muscicapoidea
Familia: Mimidae
Genus: Nesomimus
Species: Nesomimus melanotis


Nesomimus melanotis (Gould, 1837)

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Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London Pt5 no.50 p.27

The San Cristobal Mockingbird or Chatham Mockingbird (Mimus melanotis) is a species of bird in the Mimidae family. It is endemic to San Cristóbal Island in the Galápagos Islands of Ecuador.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical mangrove forests, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, and subtropical or tropical moist shrubland.


BirdLife International 2006. Mimus melanotis. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 26 July 2007.

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