Mockingbird shaped, lighter chest, darker back, bigger, yellow beak Texas

Hello from Texas.

I have seen a few of these in the past months.
They make strange noises and knocking sounds.
Normally hard to find where the noise is from, they stay hidden in the trees. One finally ended up in the garage so I got a grainy picture. Shaped similarly to a mocking bird, but bigger overall with a darker back lighter chest and larger beak with yellow coloration. The tail is very white on the under side whith dark bands.

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Mar 25, 2013
Identified NEW
by: Ron Coy

Yellow Billed Cuckoo

Aug 02, 2012
strange mockingbird NEW
by: Anonymous

i saw one of these in my peach tree this morning and am dying to know what kind it is.the top beak was black and the bottom was yellow. it had a definite white chest and was bigger than a mockingbird

Aug 02, 2012
strange mockingbird NEW
by: Anonymous

i saw one of these in my peach tree this morning and am dying to know what kind it is.the top beak was black and the bottom was yellow. it had a definite white chest and was bigger than a mockingbird

Aug 02, 2012
strange mockingbird NEW
by: Anonymous

i saw one of these in my peach tree this morning and am dying to know what kind it is.the top beak was black and the bottom was yellow. it had a definite white chest and was bigger than a mockingbird

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