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Blue-naped Mousebird

Urocolius macrourus (Linnaeus, C 1766)

The blue-naped mousebird, also formerly called the blue-naped coly is a species of bird found in the wild in the drier regions of East Africa. It is one of the remaining six species of Mousebirds. The term “mousebird” comes from its habit of running along branches in a way that resembles the scurrying of a mouse. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Coliiformes
Family:
  Coliidae
Genus:
   Urocolius
Scientific:
  Urocolius macrourus


Original description

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, C 1766)

Reference:
   Systema Naturae ed. 12, vol. 1, part 1

Protonym:
  Lanius macrourus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/445259


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  E45D9EB2FE2364EE

Avibase ID:
  avibase-E45D9EB2

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/E45D9EB2


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 554670

Geographic range:

  • Urocolius macrourus macrourus: southwestern Mauritania and Senegal
  • Urocolius macrourus syntactus: Sahel from Mali, southern Niger, and northern Nigeria east to Sudan, Eritrea, and northern Ethiopia
  • Urocolius macrourus laeneni: Aïr region of Niger
  • Urocolius macrourus pulcher: extreme southeastern South Sudan, southern Ethiopia, and southern Somalia to eastern Uganda, Kenya, and northern Tanzania
  • Urocolius macrourus abyssinicus: Central and s Ethiopia to nw Somalia
  • Urocolius macrourus griseogularis: eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, and Rwanda to Sudan, southwestern Ethiopia, and northwestern Tanzania
  • Urocolius macrourus massaicus: Central to coastal Tanzania
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English:
Blue-naped Mousebird
Catalan:
Ocell ratolí de clatell blau
Czech:
myšák modrotýlý
Danish:
Blånakket Musefugl
German:
Blaunacken-Mausvogel
Spanish:
Pájaro ratón nuquiazul
Spanish (Spain):
Pájaro Ratón Nuquiazul
Finnish:
sininiskahiiro
French:
Coliou huppé
Croatian:
pepeljasta mišjakinja
Hungarian:
kéknyakú egérmadár
Icelandic:
Músakóli
Italian:
Uccello topo nucablu
Japanese (romaji):
aoerinezumidori
Japanese:
アオエリネズミドリ
Lithuanian:
melsvasprandis pilkasis pelėpaukštis
Dutch:
Blauwnekmuisvogel
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Blånakkemusfugl
Norwegian:
Blånakkemusfugl
Polish:
czepiga długosterna
Portuguese:
Ratão
Russian:
Синешапочная птица-мышь
Slovak:
myšovec dlhochvostý
Serbian:
Plavovrati koli
Swedish:
blånackad musfågel
Ukrainian:
Паяро синьошиїй
Chinese:
蓝枕鼠鸟
Chinese (Traditional):
藍頸鼠鳥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Coliou huppé ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Coliou huppé ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Colius macrourus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
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:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
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:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
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:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
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:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
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:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Colius macrourus) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Colius macrourus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Colius macrourus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Colius macrourus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Blue-naped Mousebird ( Urocolius macrourus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Urocolius macrourus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Urocolius macrourus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Blounekmuisvoël
Azerbaijani: uzunquyruq siçanaoxşar, uzunquyruq siçanquş
Belarusian: Сiняпатыліцы птушка-мыш
Bulgarian: Синьоврата птица мишка
Catalan: Ocell ratolí de clatell blau
Czech: Myšák dlouhoocasý, myšák modrotýlý
Welsh: Coli gwarlas
Danish: Blånakket Musefugl
German: Blaunacken-Mausvogel
English: Blue naped Mousebird, Blue-naped Coly, Blue-naped Mousebird, Blue-napped mousebird
English, HBW: Blue-naped Mousebird
English (IOC): Blue-naped Mousebird
English (Kenya): Blue-naped Mousebird
English (United States): Blue-naped Mousebird
Esperanto: Blunuka kolio
Spanish: Colí de Cuello Azul, Pájaro ratón nuquiazul, Pájaro-ratón Nuquiazul
Spanish (Spain): Pájaro Ratón Nuquiazul
Spanish (HBW): Pájaro ratón nuquiazul
Estonian: hall-hiirlind
Finnish: Sininiskahiiro
French: Coliou à nuque bleue, Coliou huppé, Oiseau-souris
Frisian: Blaunekmûsfûgel
Galician: Siripipí de noca azul
Hebrew: עכברן כחול-עורף
Croatian: pepeljasta mišjakinja
Hungarian: kéknyakú egérmadár
Icelandic: Músakóli
Italian: Uccello topo nucablu, Uccello topo nucazzurra
Japanese (romaji): aoerinezumidori
Japanese: アオエリネズミドリ, アオエリネヅミドリ
Kazakh: ұзынқұйрық тышқан-құс, ұзынқұйрықты тышқан-құс
Kirghiz: узун куйрук чычканкуш
Scientific: Colius macrourus, Lanius macrourus, Urocolius macrourus, Urocolius macrourus macrourus
Lithuanian: Melsvaprandis pilkasis pelėpaukštis, melsvasprandis pilkasis pelėpaukštis
Latvian: Zilpakauša peļputns
Macedonian: Синоврат птицоглушец
Dutch: Blauwnekmuisvogel
Norwegian Nynorsk: Blånakkemusfugl
Norwegian: Blånakkemusfugl, Blånakket musfugl
Polish: czepiga dlugosterna, czepiga długosterna
Portuguese: Ratão
Portuguese (Portugal): Rabo-de-junco, rabo-de-junco-de-nuca-azul
Rhaeto-Romance: Utschè-mieur da la tatona blaua
Russian: Длиннохвостая птица-мышь, Синешапочная птица-мышь
Northern Sami: Čuvgessáhpánloddi
Slovak: Myšovec dlhochvostý
Slovenian: masajski mišak
Serbian: Plavovrati koli
Swedish: Blånackad musfågel
Swahili: Kuzumburu Kisogo-buluu
Turkish: mavi enseli fare kuşu, mavi enseli farekuşu, Mavi-enseli Farekuşu
Ukrainian: Паяро синьошиїй
Uzbek: узун думли сичқон қуш, узун думли сичқонқуш
Chinese: 蓝枕鼠鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 藍頸鼠鳥

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