Blue-naped Mousebird - Urocolius macrourus

Length 1.1-1.2 ft (33.0-36.0 cm)
Weight 1.2-2.1 oz (34-59 g)
Clutch Size 2-3
Chicks at birth Altricial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

The Blue-naped Mousebird is found in the drier regions of East Africa. Both sexes are similar. They are mostly ash-brown and gray with a crest on their head and a turquoise-blue patch on their nape and hindneck. They also have a long tail ranging from 7.9-11 in. (20-28 cm). They also have to ability to rotate all four toes to face forward.

Diet is mostly fruit with some leaves, flowers and buds, and berries.

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