mousebird


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mousebird

(ˈmaʊsˌbɜːd)
n
(Animals) another name for coly
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Sugar preferences of a generalist nonpasserine flower visitor, the African Speckled Mousebird (Colius striatus).
Temperature regulation in the Speckled Mousebird (Colius striarus).
We examined the effect of concentration of sugar solutions on sugar-type preferences of the speckled mousebird (Colius striatus), a common African nonpasserine that occasionally feeds on floral nectar.
In previous research conducted by Glenny on birds belonging to the family Fringillidae (1942b), order Coliiformes (mousebirds) (1944) and genus Parus (tits) (1945b), it was determined that these species were unicarotid and possessed a permanent left carotid artery.
The stunning green bird has settled in well with the other bird inhabitants including Rosey Bourkes, Cockatiels, Mousebirds, Green Ring-necked Paraquets and the flightless Chinese Painted Quails.