Alternative name: Hood Mockingbird
- Mimus macdonaldi
Dull white chest and belly, streaked or spotted grey to brown coloring on the top. The dark wing feathers. Darker spots on the chest, a black streak across its yellow-to-brown eyes, and has a black bill and legs.
Endemic to Española Island (previously known as the Hood Mockingbird) in the Galapagos.
This is a monotypic species.
Also placed in genus Nesomimus.
Rocky terrain and sand and pebble beaches.
Diet includes seabird eggs.
Birds will share feeding duties for the young in a group.
- Clements, James F. 2007. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to October 2007. Ithaca: Cornell University Press. ISBN 9780801445019
- SACC proposal to change the English name to Española Mockingbird
- BirdForum Opus contributors. (2023) Espanola Mockingbird. In: BirdForum, the forum for wild birds and birding. Retrieved 30 November 2023 from https://www.birdforum.net/opus/Espanola_Mockingbird