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White-backed Mousebird

Colius colius (Linnaeus, 1766)

The White-backed Mousebird (Colius colius) is a large species of mousebird. It is distributed in western and central regions of southern Africa from Namibia and southern Botswana eastwards to Central Transvaal and the eastern Cape. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Coliiformes
Family:
  Coliidae
Genus:
  Colius

Scientific:
  Colius colius

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1766)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.12 p.301

Protonym:
  Loxia Colius

Avibase ID:
  CFDC57C658E7D4CC

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/CFDC57C6

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554669

Geographic range:

  • Colius colius: Dry savanna of Namibia, Botswana and South Africa
English:
White-backed Mousebird
Czech:
myšák bělohřbetý
German:
Weißrücken-Mausvogel
Danish:
Hvidrygget Musefugl
Spanish:
Pájaro ratón dorsiblanco
Finnish:
valkoperähiiro
French:
Coliou à dos blanc
Italian:
Uccello topo dorsobianco
Japanese:
sejironezumidori
Japanese:
セジロネズミドリ
Dutch:
Witstuitmuisvogel
Norwegian:
Hvitryggmusfugl
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Kvitryggmusfugl
Polish:
czepiga bialogrzbieta
Portuguese:
Rabo-de-junco-de-dorso-branco
Russian:
Белоспинная птица-мышь
Slovak:
myšovec bielochrbtý
Swedish:
vitryggig musfågel
Ukrainian:
Чепіга намібійська
Chinese:
白背鼠鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
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African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
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African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
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African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
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Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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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):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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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):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Coliou à dos blanc ( Colius colius) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Coliou à dos blanc ( Colius colius) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
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Clements 3rd edition:
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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 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:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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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):
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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):
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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 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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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 3.5:
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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:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
White-backed Mousebird ( Colius colius) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Colius colius [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Colius colius [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Colius colius [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
White-backed Mousebird ( Colius colius) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
White-backed Mousebird ( Colius colius) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
White-backed Mousebird ( Colius colius) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Colius colius [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Colius colius [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Witkruismuisvoel, Witkruismuisvoël
Catalan: Ocell ratolí de dors blanc
Czech: myšák bělohřbetý, Myšáka belohrbetý
Danish: Hvidrygget Musefugl
German: Weißrücken-Mausvogel
English: White backed Mousebird, White-backed Coly, Whitebacked Mousebird, White-backed Mousebird
English (IOC): White-backed Mousebird
Spanish: Colí de Lomo Blanco, Pájaro ratón dorsiblanco, Pájaro-ratón Dorsiblanco
Spanish (Spain): Pájaro Ratón Dorsiblanco
Spanish (HBW): White-backed Mousebird
Estonian: triipselg-hiirlind
Finnish: Valkoperähiiro
French: Coliou à dos blanc
Hebrew: קוליוס לבן-גב
Hungarian: fehérhátú egérmadár
Italian: Uccello topo dorsobianco
Japanese: sejironezumidori
Japanese: セジロネズミドリ
Scientific: Colius colius, Loxia Colius
Lithuanian: Baltanugaris pelėpaukštis
Dutch: Witstuitmuisvogel
Norwegian Nynorsk: Kvitryggmusfugl
Norwegian: Hvitrygget musfugl, Hvitryggmusfugl
Polish: czepiga bialogrzbieta, czepiga białogrzbieta
Portuguese: Rabo-de-junco-de-dorso-branco
Russian: Белоспинная птица-мышь
Slovak: myšovec bielochrbtý
Serbian: Beloleđi koli
Swedish: Vitryggad musfågel, vitryggig musfågel
Tswana: Letsôrô
Ukrainian: Чепіга намібійська
Chinese: 白背鼠鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 白背鼠鳥

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