Socorro mockingbird (Mimus graysoni)

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Listing Status:   

Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND

General Information

The Socorro mockingbird is a member of the Mimidae family, and endemic to Socorro Island, Mexico. This species is also referred to as Socorro thrasher, especially in older literature (e.g., Brattstrom & Howell 1956). Adults stand about 10 in (25 cm) tall and are mostly brown, with whitish underparts, darker wings (except for two narrow bands of white), a dark tail, reddish iris, and dark gape (the soft tissue at the corner of the mouth) (BLI 2007f; Martı´nez-Go´mez & Curry 1998). Male and female Socorro mockingbirds have similar plumage, but males are larger than females. A juvenile (first-year bird) can be distinguished from an adult by its plumage, spotted breast, grayish iris, and yellowish gape (Martı´nez-Go´mez & Curry 1998).

 
Current Listing Status Summary
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
01/16/2008 Foreign (Headquarters) Wherever found

» Federal Register Documents

Federal Register Documents
Date Citation Page Title
01/16/2008 73 FR 3146 3179 Final Rule To List Six Foreign Birds as Endangered; Final Rule
11/22/2006 71 FR 67530 67540 Proposed Rule To List Six Foreign Birds as Endangered
12/16/1991 56 FR 65207 65208 ETWP; Finding on Petition and Initiation of Status Review of 53 Foreign Birds; 56 FR 65207 65208

» Recovery

No recovery information is available for the Socorro mockingbird.

» Critical Habitat

No critical habitat rules have been published for the Socorro mockingbird.

» Conservation Plans

No conservation plans have been created for Socorro mockingbird.

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