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Mockingbirds and Thrashers (Mimidae)

Blue-and-white Mockingbird (Melanotis hypoleucus) - HBW 10, p. 480

French: Moqueur bleu et blanc German: Lasurspottdrossel 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.