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Simon's Town, Western Cape
South Africa


Make Canon EOS 7D
Lens Canon EF 100-400 mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM   at 456 mm
Exposure 1/400 s, f/5.6, ISO 1000 
Image size 560 x 667 pixels

IOC Names

Deutsch  Braunflügel-Mausvogel Dutch  Bruine Muisvogel
Italian  Uccello topo marezzato Spanish  Pájaro-ratón Común


This Mousebird breeds almost year round and some females may lay a clutch of eggs as many as 8 times a year

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Speckled Mousebird
Colius striatus
Coliou rayé