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Recent observations

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Red-faced Mousebird Urocolius indicus

Observer

juddpatterson

Date

March 18, 2015 04:01 AM EDT

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Speckled Mousebird Colius striatus

Observer

congonaturalist

Date

July 18, 2016 05:25 PM SAST

Description

Note red legs and blue behind eye. Breast less distinctly barred.

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Speckled Mousebird Colius striatus

Observer

johnnybirder

Date

May 30, 2016 07:12 AM CEST

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Speckled Mousebird Colius striatus

Observer

johnnybirder

Date

May 15, 2016 04:48 PM CEST

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What

Speckled Mousebird Colius striatus

Observer

rcoliveira84

Date

May 17, 2016 09:29 AM SAST

Description

There was a group of at least nine Speckled Mousebird, in a papaya tree with a half eaten papaya. They were taking turns in eating it. Lovely to watch.

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What

Mousebirds Family Coliidae

Date

May 6, 2016 10:02 AM EDT

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Speckled Mousebird Colius striatus

Date

July 18, 2015 03:01 PM CEST

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Blue-naped Mousebird Urocolius macrourus

Observer

shstuddard

Date

April 11, 2016 03:19 PM EDT

Description

Asheboro Zoo
Africa

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Coliiformes
Family: Coliidae
Genus: Urocolius
Species: U. macrourus

Binomial name

Urocolius macrourus
(Linnaeus, 1766)

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Blue-naped Mousebird Urocolius macrourus

Observer

csavy

Date

December 8, 2015

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Speckled Mousebird Colius striatus

Observer

carrieseltzer

Date

March 2, 2010 03:46 PM EAT

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Blue-naped Mousebird Urocolius macrourus

Observer

tlim

Date

September 28, 2014

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Speckled Mousebird Colius striatus

Observer

joachim

Date

September 10, 2015 05:13 PM CEST
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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.
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