A Red-faced Mousebird in a Mustard-tree

A Red-faced Mousebird in a Mustard-tree
Species: Red-faced Mousebird   Urocolius indicus
Subspecies: transvaalensis
Author: Bob Humphries and Sally Robinson
Friday, November 11, 2016
Added to IBC: 28 Jul 2019 - 07:59
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Altitude (m): 
287 meters



Red-faced Mousebirds (Urocolius indicus)are common and widely distributed throughout sub-Saharan Africa in dry woodland, Acacia savanna, riparian woodland and urban gardens.  This adult Red-faced Mousebird was feeding on the fruits of a Mustard-tree, Salvadora persica, on the bank of the Mphongolo River in Kruger National Park.


Bob Humphries and Sally Robinson, IBC1597807. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1597807.

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Bob Humphries and Sally Robinson, IBC1597807. Video of Red-faced Mousebird Urocolius indicus at Kruger National Park, South Africa. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1597807.

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