Alternative name: Chatham Mockingbird
- Mimus melanotis
Narrow white collar, prominent streaking on flanks and sides of breast, and a distinct dark malar stripe. Iris greenish.
San Cristobal island in the Galapagos (San Cristobal island was called Chatham Island in the past).
This is a monotypic species.
Sometimes placed in genus Nesomimus.
Forests, mangroves, and shrublands.
Likes to sing from exposed perches such as naked branches.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, S. M. Billerman, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2019. The eBird/Clements Checklist of Birds of the World: v2019. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- SACC proposal to recognize the name San Cristobal Mockingbird
- BirdForum Opus contributors. (2023) San Cristobal Mockingbird. In: BirdForum, the forum for wild birds and birding. Retrieved 4 December 2023 from https://www.birdforum.net/opus/San_Cristobal_Mockingbird