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Recent observations

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What

Speckled Mousebird Colius striatus

Observer

ronsavage

Date

June 20, 2015

Description

Several Observed

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What

White-backed Mousebird Colius colius

Observer

johnnybirder

Date

December 22, 2014

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What

Speckled Mousebird Colius striatus

Observer

ronsavage

Date

May 31, 2015

Description

Several observed, but hard to photograph

Tags

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What

Speckled Mousebird Colius striatus

Observer

johnnybirder

Date

March 8, 2015 09:34 AM AST

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What

Speckled Mousebird Colius striatus

Observer

ehfrandahl

Date

May 10, 2015 02:01 PM EAT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Speckled Mousebird Colius striatus

Observer

dhobern

Date

May 20, 2015 06:14 PM CEST

Description

Colius striatus (Gmelin, 1789), Speckled Mousebird, Cape Point, South Africa, 20 May 2015

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What

Speckled Mousebird Colius striatus

Observer

i_c_riddell

Date

May 18, 2015 10:26 AM CAT

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What

Speckled Mousebird Colius striatus

Observer

bee-elle

Date

October 7, 2014

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What

Speckled Mousebird Colius striatus

Observer

sindic

Date

July 17, 2005 03:51 PM CEST

Place

Maralal (Google, OSM)

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What

Speckled Mousebird Colius striatus

Observer

sindic

Date

June 30, 2005 11:01 AM CEST

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No photos or sounds

What

Speckled Mousebird Colius striatus

Date

September 26, 2011

Description

At Kolping house

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What

Blue-naped Mousebird Urocolius macrourus

Observer

johnnybirder

Date

March 8, 2015 09:34 AM AST
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Description from Wikipedia

The mousebirds are a small group of (possibly near passerine) birds, which have no known close affinities to other groups, though might be close to trogons and owls. The mousebirds are therefore given order status as Coliiformes. This group is confined to sub-Saharan Africa, and is the only bird order confined entirely to that continent. They had a wider range in prehistoric times and apparently evolved in Europe.

No range data available.