Chalk-browed Mockingbird (Mimus saturninus) - HBW 10, p. 487
French: Moqueur plombé
Spanish: Sinsonte Calandria
Taxonomy: Turdus saturninus M. H. K. Lichtenstein, 1823, Pará, Brazil.
Thought most closely related to, and perhaps forming a superspecies with, M. patagonicus. Four subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- saturninus (M. H. K. Lichtenstein, 1823) - S Suriname and N Brazil (lower Amazon in Pará).
- frater Hellmayr, 1903 - C & E Bolivia and C Brazil (E to Ceará, W Bahia and Rio de Janeiro, S to Mato Grosso and Santa Catarina).
- arenaceus Chapman, 1890 - NE Brazil (Paraíba S to E Bahia).
- modulator (Gould, 1836) - SE Bolivia and Paraguay S to C Argentina, extreme SE Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul) and Uruguay.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
VideosSee all 20 videos
A bird perched Locality San Carlos Centro, Santa Fe Province, Argentina
Martin Manassero 21 April 2013 4 weeks ago ADDED LAST MONTH 41 sec 4.5
A perched bird, calling and flying away Locality Intervales State Park, São Paulo State, Brazil (ssp modulator)
Josep del Hoyo 30 June 2004 6 years ago 28 sec 4.5
A bird on a branch in a tree Locality Costanera Sur Ecological Reserve, Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina (ssp modulator)
Anna Motis 28 August 2004 7 years ago 28 sec 4.3
Two birds feeding on flowers Locality Arujá, São Paulo State, Brazil (ssp frater)
Richard Garrigues 4 June 2007 5 years ago 15 sec 4.2
A bird on a branch, looking around, defecating and then flying away. Locality Serra da Capivara National Park, Piauí State, Brazil (ssp arenaceus)
Josep del Hoyo 7 October 2008 3 years ago 29 sec 4.1
A couple of birds on top of a tree (in the charming company of a blue dacnis female) Locality Guapi Açu Ecological Reserve (REGUA), Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil
Juan Sanabria 1 November 2011 1 year ago 44 sec 4
PhotosSee all 35 photos
Adult foraging on the ground.
Locality Itirapina Ecological Station, Itirapina, São Paulo State, Brazil (ssp frater)
José Carlos Motta-Junior 17 June 2011 42 weeks ago 4.3
Drying after bath
Locality Costanera Sur Ecological Reserve, Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina
Marco Valentini 31 August 2012 36 weeks ago 4.3
Sabia do campo
Locality Itariri, São Paulo State, Brazil
Lindolfo Souto 27 March 2011 33 weeks ago 4.1
very close bird
Locality El Palmar National Park, Entre Ríos Province, Argentina
Luca Boscain 3 July 2012 11 weeks ago 4
An adult perched on a roof.
Locality Iguaçu Falls, Iguaçu National Park, Paraná State, Brazil
Ken Havard 4 December 2012 11 weeks ago 4
Bird perched near a beach.
Locality Comandatuba Island, Una, Bahia State, Brazil
Antonio Silveira 27 January 2013 16 weeks ago 4
Male singing on the tall lamp post on the road side the beach. Background sounds of cars passing.This bird singing more than 10 Locality Punta del Este, Maldonado Department, Uruguay
Antonio Silveira 21 December 2012 20 weeks ago 5
A male singing several different songs for more than ten minutes..- Locality Minas, Lavalleja Department, Uruguay
Alvaro Riccetto 9 August 2006 3 years ago 4
Two birds. One singing imitating other species in the region. Locality José Ignacio, Maldonado Department, Uruguay
Antonio Silveira 17 July 2012 43 weeks ago 0