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Red-backed Mousebird

Colius castanotus Verreaux, J & Verreaux, E, 1855

The Red-backed Mousebird (Colius castanotus) is a species of bird in the Coliidae family. It is found in Angola and Democratic Republic of the Congo. Source: Wikipedia

Order:
  Coliiformes
Family:
  Coliidae
Genus:
  Colius

Scientific:
  Colius castanotus

Citation:
  Verreaux, J & Verreaux, E, 1855

Reference:
  Rev.Mag.Zool. (2) 7 p.351

Protonym:
  Colius castanotus

Avibase ID:
  A77469078852A74B

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/A7746907

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554668

Geographic range:

  • Colius castanotus: Euphorbia savanna of Angola; formerly sw Gabon
English:
Red-backed Mousebird
Czech:
myšák červenohřbetý
German:
Rotrücken-Mausvogel
Danish:
Rødrygget Musefugl
Spanish:
Pájaro ratón dorsirrojo
Finnish:
angolanhiiro
French:
Coliou à dos marron
Italian:
Uccello topo dorsorosso
Japanese:
koshiakanezumidori
Japanese:
コシアカネズミドリ
Dutch:
Roodstuitmuisvogel
Norwegian:
Rødryggmusfugl
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Raudryggmusfugl
Polish:
czepiga czerwonogrzbieta
Portuguese:
Rabo de junco de dorso vermelho
Russian:
Красноспинная птица-мышь
Slovak:
myšovec červenochrbtý
Swedish:
rödryggig musfågel
Ukrainian:
Чепіга ангольська
Chinese:
红背鼠鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Coliou à dos marron ( Colius castanotus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Coliou à dos marron ( Colius castanotus)
Clements 1st edition:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Clements 3rd edition:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Clements 4th edition:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Clements 6th edition:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Clements, version 2015:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Clements, version 2016:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Clements, version 2017:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Clements, version 2018:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Clements, version 2019:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
eBird version 1.50:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
eBird version 1.52:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
eBird version 1.53:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
eBird version 1.54:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
eBird version 1.55:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
eBird version 2015:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
eBird version 2016:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
eBird version 2017:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
eBird version 2018:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
eBird version 2019:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
James Lee Peters:
Colius castanotus
James Lee Peters (original):
Colius castanotus
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Colius castanotus
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Red-backed Mousebird ( Colius castanotus)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Colius castanotus
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Colius castanotus

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Rooirugmuisvoël
Catalan: Ocell ratolí de dors rogenc
Czech: Myšák cervenohrbetý, myšák červenohřbetý
Danish: Rødrygget Musefugl
German: Rotrücken-Mausvogel
English: Chestnut-backed Mousebird, Red backed Mousebird, Red-backed Coly, Red-backed Mousebird
English (IOC): Red-backed Mousebird
Spanish: Colí de Lomo Rojo, Pájaro ratón dorsirrojo, Pájaro-ratón Dorsirrojo
Spanish (Spain): Pájaro Ratón Dorsirrojo
Spanish (HBW): Red-backed Mousebird
Estonian: angoola hiirlind
Finnish: Angolanhiiro
French: Coliou à dos marron, Coliou à dos rouge, Coliou à dos roux
Hebrew: קוליוס אדום-גב
Hungarian: vöröshátú egérmadár
Italian: Uccello topo dorsocastano, Uccello topo dorsorosso
Japanese: koshiakanezumidori
Japanese: コシアカネズミドリ
Scientific: Colius castanotus
Lithuanian: Rudnugaris pelėpaukštis
Dutch: Roodstuitmuisvogel
Norwegian Nynorsk: Raudryggmusfugl
Norwegian: Rødrygget musfugl, Rødryggmusfugl
Polish: czepiga czerwonogrzbieta
Portuguese: Rabo de junco de dorso vermelho, Rabo-de-junco-de-dorso-vermelho
Russian: Красноспинная птица-мышь
Slovak: myšovec červenochrbtý
Serbian: Crvenoleđi koli
Swedish: Rödryggad musfågel, rödryggig musfågel
Ukrainian: Чепіга ангольська
Chinese: 红背鼠鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 紅背鼠鳥

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