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Blue Naped Mousebird - Colius Macrourus (14")
The song and call of this individual bird can be heard through the player below.
Sexes similar. In flight appears grey with a very long stiff tail. Settled often clings vertically. At close range crest, pale blue patch on the nape, and red face and bill are field marks. Flight fast and direct. Usually in parties. Fruit-eating.
A soft, piping, two-toned 'pi-hu', the second note
slightly lower than first. Cries constantly in flight and