Red-faced Mousebird

Urocolius indicus - Coliou quiriva

Coliou quiriva
adult
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Coliiformes

  • Family
    :

    Coliidés

  • Genus
    :

    Urocolius

  • Species
    :

    indicus

Descriptor

Latham, 1790

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 37 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : -
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Red-faced Mousebird (Urocolius indicus) is a species of bird in the Coliidae family.

Subspecific information 5 Subspecies

  • Urocolius indicus mossambicus (e Angola to sw Tanzania and Malawi)
  • Urocolius indicus lacteifrons (w Angola, n Namibia)
  • Urocolius indicus pallidus (se Tanzania and ne Mozambique)
  • Urocolius indicus transvaalensis (sw Zambia to c and s Mozambique and South Africa. except s.)
  • Urocolius indicus indicus (s South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Coliou quiriva,
  • Pájaro-ratón Carirrojo,
  • Rabo-de-junco-de-faces-vermelhas,
  • Rotzügel-Mausvogel,
  • piroskantáros egérmadár,
  • Roodwangmuisvogel,
  • Uccello topo facciarossa,
  • Rödtyglad musfågel,
  • Rødmaskemusfugl,
  • myšovec okuliarnatý,
  • myšák jihoafrický,
  • Brillemusefugl,
  • punanaamiohiiro,
  • Rooiwangmuisvoël,
  • ocell ratolí cara-roig,
  • czepiga czerwonolica,
  • Краснолицая птица-мышь,
  • アカガオネズミドリ,
  • 红脸鼠鸟,
  • 紅臉鼠鳥,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Mediterranean-type Shrubby Vegetation ; Wetlands (inland) : Freshwater Springs and Oases ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Plantations, Rural Gardens

Geographic range

Illustration

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