The blue-naped mousebird (Urocolius macrourus), also formerly called the blue-naped coly (Colius macrourus) is found in the wild in the drier regions of East Africa and is also a common pet bird. It is one of the remaining six species of Mousebirds. The term “mousebird” comes from its ability to move along the ground in a way that resembles the scurrying of a mouse.
Blue-naped Mousebird
Date Location Count
2020-02-15Ngor--Les Almadies1
2020-02-22 15:35Ngor--Hotel Le Calao (seawatch)1
2020-02-23 10:50RN de Popenguine5
2020-02-20 09:30RN de Somone--Lodge de Dalaal Diam5
2020-01-30 08:30PN des Oiseaux du Djoudj1
2020-01-29 12:30Réserve Sylvo-Pastorale de Mpal Merinaghene7
2020-02-15 09:54Richard Toll--zone aéroport6
2020-02-13 12:25Richard Toll--east and south-east8
2020-02-01 06:30Queen Elizabeth II NP3
2020-02-18 07:05Murchison Falls NP--Pakuba1
2020-02-06 16:00Murchison Falls NP--north side (Paraa to Albert Nile swamps)3
2020-02-06 07:15Murchison Falls NP--Boat trip Paraa to Victoria Nile Delta4
2020-02-24 16:03Lake Mburo NP6
2020-02-20 10:00Akagera NP--Mutumba Hills Campsite
2020-02-19 08:30Akagera NP (southern area)
2020-02-12 15:01Akagera NP--Lac Ihema5
2020-01-30 15:15Kongelai Escarpment6
2020-02-24 06:43Serengeti NP--Grumeti Serengeti Tented Camp1
2020-02-25 16:30Serengeti NP--Seronera1
2020-02-21 06:59Serengeti NP--Lake Magadi6
2020-01-29 10:18Lake Baringo--Inshore Cliffs and surrounds
2020-02-19 06:30Ngorongoro Conservation Area--Ndutu (general area)6
2020-01-30 08:00Ngorongoro Conservation Area--Lake Masek2
2020-01-31 07:20Abidjatta-Shalla NP2
2020-02-23 09:15Lake Awassa Fish Market1
2020-02-01 07:15Hawassa Lake Promenade1
2020-01-30 12:30Haile Resort2
2020-02-24 10:15Abidjatta-Shalla NP HQ area1
2020-02-13 13:00Ngorongoro Conservation Area--Olduvai Gorge2
2020-02-12 14:13Lake Manyara NP (Arusha)4
2020-02-15 06:55Lake Manyara NP (Manyara)
2020-02-05 17:00Doho Lodge
2020-02-17 08:15Awash NP--Lodge and Falls1
2020-02-18 07:45Tarangire NP2
2020-02-01 07:40Swara Plains Conservancy and Acacia Camp (formerly Hopcraft Ranch/Game Ranching Ltd.)2
2020-02-25 16:40Sagala Lodge/Ndara Ranch1
2020-02-22 11:10Tsavo East NP--southern section3