Blue-and-white Mockingbird (Melanotis hypoleucus) - HBW 10, p. 480
French: Moqueur bleu et blanc
Spanish: Mulato Pechiblanco
Taxonomy: Melanotis hypoleucus Hartlaub, 1852, Guatemala.
Probably forms a superspecies with M. caerulescens; was in the past sometimes considered conspecific, but this view based on aberrant specimens of race longirostris of latter. Monotypic.
Distribution: SE Mexico (Chiapas) E to Honduras and N El Salvador.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
An adult on a branch.
Locality Chelemhá Cloud Forest Reserve, Alta Verapaz Department, Guatemala (Monotypic species)
Knut Eisermann 16 July 2006 5 years ago 4.1
A bird in a tree.
Locality Sumidero Canyon, Chiapas State, Mexico (Southern) (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 8 April 2009 4 years ago 3.5