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Speckled mousebird


These birds can breed year-round. Male and females work together to form a cup shaped nest made of vegetable and animal material. Once the eggs hatch, the chicks are fed by both parents, as well as helper birds, which are usually juvenile speckled mousebirds.

  • Conservation StatusLeast Concern
  • Life spanaround 11.5 years
  • Body size14 in. long
  • Native habitat Savannahs and open woodlands of central, eastern, and southern Africa
  • DietFruits, berries, leaves, seeds, and nectar
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