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Recent observations

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What

Speckled Mousebird Colius striatus

Observer

victoria2108

Date

July 18, 2015 03:01 PM CEST

Photos / Sounds

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What

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)

Photos / Sounds

What

Blue-naped Mousebird Urocolius macrourus

Observer

csavy

Date

December 8, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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What

Speckled Mousebird Colius striatus

Observer

carrieseltzer

Date

March 2, 2010 03:46 PM EAT

Tags

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What

Blue-naped Mousebird Urocolius macrourus

Observer

tlim

Date

September 28, 2014

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What

Speckled Mousebird Colius striatus

Observer

joachim

Date

September 10, 2015 05:13 PM CEST

Photos / Sounds

What

Speckled Mousebird Colius striatus

Observer

javierahr

Date

May 29, 2010 08:12 PM ADT

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No photos or sounds

What

Speckled Mousebird Colius striatus

Observer

bud

Date

October 18, 2015 01:22 PM AST

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No photos or sounds

What

Speckled Mousebird Colius striatus

Observer

ewrubel

Date

August 1, 2015 03:29 PM AST

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No photos or sounds

What

Speckled Mousebird Colius striatus

Observer

katkat

Date

June 1, 2015 03:00 PM SAST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Speckled Mousebird Colius striatus

Observer

csavy

Date

June 17, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Speckled Mousebird Colius striatus

Observer

csavy

Date

June 25, 2015
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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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