Blue-naped Mousebird

Urocolius macrourus - Coliou huppé

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Coliiformes

  • Family
    :

    Coliidés

  • Genus
    :

    Urocolius

  • Species
    :

    macrourus

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1766

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 36 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 34 à 65 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Coliou huppé
adult
Coliou huppé
adult

Blue-naped Mousebird (Urocolius macrourus) is a species of bird in the Coliidae family.

Subspecific information 6 subspecies

  • Urocolius macrourus macrourus (Mauritania, Senegal and Gambia to e Ethiopia)
  • Urocolius macrourus laeneni (Aïr Mts.. Niger.)
  • Urocolius macrourus abyssinicus (c and s Ethiopia to nw Somalia)
  • Urocolius macrourus pulcher (se Sudan and s Somalia through Kenya to ne Uganda and n Tanzania)
  • Urocolius macrourus griseogularis (s Sudan and e DRCongo east to w Tanzania)
  • Urocolius macrourus massaicus (c to e Tanzania)

Foreign names

  • Coliou huppé,
  • Pájaro ratón nuquiazul,
  • ratão,
  • Blaunacken-Mausvogel,
  • kéknyakú egérmadár,
  • Blauwnekmuisvogel,
  • Uccello topo nucablu,
  • blånackad musfågel,
  • Blånakkemusfugl,
  • myšovec dlhochvostý,
  • myšák dlouhoocasý,
  • Blånakket Musefugl,
  • sininiskahiiro,
  • ocell ratolí de clatell blau,
  • Músakóli,
  • czepiga długosterna,
  • masajski mišak,
  • Синешапочная птица-мышь,
  • アオエリネズミドリ,
  • 蓝枕鼠鸟,
  • 藍頸鼠鳥,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Coliou huppé
adult

Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Grassland : Temperate ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls) ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Plantations, Rural Gardens

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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