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Red-faced Mousebird

Urocolius indicus (Latham, 1790)

The Red-faced Mousebird (Urocolius indicus) is a species of mousebird or coly. It is a common in southern Africa from Zaire, Zambia and Tanzania south to the Cape. Its habitat is savanna with thickets, fynbos scrub, other open woodland, gardens and orchards. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Coliiformes
Family:
  Coliidae
Genus:
  Urocolius

Scientific:
  Urocolius indicus

Citation:
  (Latham, 1790)

Reference:
  IndexOrn. 1 p.370

Protonym:
  Colius indicus

Avibase ID:
  AB1A85BFE6573DB3

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/AB1A85BF

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554671

Geographic range:

  • Urocolius indicus indicus: South Africa (s Cape Province east to Great Kei River)
  • Urocolius indicus pallidus: Coastal se Tanzania and ne Mozambique
  • Urocolius indicus lacteifrons: Angola to Namibia and w Botswana
  • Urocolius indicus mossambicus: eastern Angola to Zambia, southeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, and southwestern Tanzania
  • Urocolius indicus transvaalensis: S Mozambique to Zimbabwe, sw Zambia and n Cape Province
English:
Red-faced Mousebird
Czech:
myšák jihoafrický
German:
Rotzügel-Mausvogel
Danish:
Brillemusefugl
Spanish:
Pájaro ratón carirrojo
Finnish:
punanaamiohiiro
French:
Coliou quiriva
Icelandic:
Glóðarkóli
Italian:
Uccello topo facciarossa
Japanese:
akagaonezumidori
Japanese:
アカガオネズミドリ
Dutch:
Roodwangmuisvogel
Norwegian:
Rødmaskemusfugl
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Raudmaskemusfugl
Polish:
czepiga czerwonolica
Portuguese:
Rabo de juncos se faces vermelhas
Russian:
Краснолицая птица-мышь
Slovak:
myšovec okuliarnatý
Swedish:
rödtyglad musfågel
Ukrainian:
Паяро вохристоволий
Chinese:
红脸鼠鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Rooiwangmuisvoel, Rooiwangmuisvoël
Catalan: Ocell ratolí cara-roig
Czech: myšák jihoafrický, Myšák rudocelý
Danish: Brillemusefugl
German: Rotzügel-Mausvogel
English: Red faced Mousebird, Red-faced Coly, Redfaced Mousebird, Red-faced Mousebird
English (IOC): Red-faced Mousebird
Spanish: Colí de Cara Roja, Pájaro ratón carirrojo, Pájaro-ratón Carirrojo
Spanish (Spain): Pájaro Ratón Carirrojo
Spanish (HBW): Red-faced Mousebird
Estonian: mask-hiirlind
Finnish: Punanaamiohiiro
French: Coliou à face rouge, Coliou quiriva
Hebrew: קוליוס אדום-פנים
Hungarian: piroskantáros egérmadár
Icelandic: Glóðarkóli
Italian: Uccello topo facciarossa
Japanese: akagaonezumidori
Japanese: アカガオネズミドリ, アカガオネヅミドリ
Kwangali: Ediratoto
Scientific: Colius indicus, Urocolius indicus, Urocolius indicus indicus
Lithuanian: Raudonveidis pilkasis pelėpaukštis
Dutch: Roodwangmuisvogel
Norwegian Nynorsk: Raudmaskemusfugl
Norwegian: Rødmaskemusfugl, Rødmasket musfugl
Sotho, Northern: Letswiyobaba
Polish: czepiga czerwonolica
Portuguese: Rabo de juncos se faces vermelhas, Rabo-de-junco-de-faces-vermelhas, Rabo-de-juncos-se-faces-vermelhas
Russian: Краснолицая птица-мышь
Slovak: myšovec okuliarnatý
Shona: Shirapopo
Serbian: Crvenoliki koli
Siswant: Umtjivovo
Sotho, Southern: Fariki
Swedish: Rödtyglad musfågel
Swahili: Kuzumburu Uso-mwekundu
Tswana: Letsibaba
Tsonga: Indlazi
Ukrainian: Паяро вохристоволий
Xhosa: Intshili
Chinese: 红脸鼠鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 紅臉鼠鳥
Zulu: umTshivovo

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