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Speckled Mousebird

Colius striatus


The mousebird is dull-mousy brown in overall color. It shows a crest on the head. The beak is black on the upper part and whitish on the lower part.


The mousebird is found in most sub-Saharan habitats, except for the rain forests and more arid areas. This mousebird prefers open bushveld habitats.

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rutasandinas 11 years ago

Todo un cuadro excelente

Maria dB
Maria dB 11 years ago

their tails are so impressive!

Krugersdorp, Gauteng, South Africa

Spotted on Aug 22, 2009
Submitted on Mar 27, 2012

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