As nouns the difference between nightingale and mockingbird
is that nightingale
is a european songbird, luscinia megarhynchos
, of the family muscicapidae while mockingbird
is a long-tailed american songbird of the mimidae family, noted for its ability to mimic calls of other birds.
A European songbird, Luscinia megarhynchos , of the family Muscicapidae.
* thrush nightingale
A long-tailed American songbird of the Mimidae family, noted for its ability to mimic calls of other birds.
* the family Mimidae (mimids]]) also includes thrashers, tremblers and the New World [[catbird, catbirds.