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289709489_f10771a0c6.jpg?v=0 (99623 bytes) Alternate name
Colius colius Scientific name 
Coliiformes Order
Coliidae Family   
32 cm Length
Dry savanna & shrubland, in:- Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia & South Africa Habitat-Altitude-Range
1(2-4)6 Chalky white eggs, care by both parents Clutch  
Leaves, fruit, seeds, nectar, seedlings. Food   Diet
Gregarious. Habits
1186 World Number
Least Concern Status

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