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- n. Any of a group of possibly passerine arboreal birds of order Coliiformes, confined to sub-Saharan Africa, which build cup-shaped nests of twigs.
Mystery bird: blue-naped mousebird, Urocolius macrourus
Her mulafa made her look like a little blue mousebird.
Besides the narrow endemics listed above, characteristic birds of the escarpment forests and woodlands include red-crested turaco (Tauraco erythrolophus), red-backed mousebird (Colius castanotus) (both endemic to Angola), mottled spinetail (Telacanthura ussheri), batlike spinetail (Neafrapus boehmi), naked-faced barbet (Gymnobucco calvus), red-tailed palm thrush (Cichladusa ruficauda), and yellow-bellied wattle-eye (Dyaphorophyia concreta).