In leaf

Mouse bird in leafy branches

Specked Mouse Bird, Kroonstad, South Africa

2 Replies to “In leaf”

  1. Is it called a Mouse Bird because of its appearance or its voice? We have a little bird here that has taken to squeaking at us (but it’s a juvenile and will learn to speak with a deeper voice later!)

    1. According to my bird book it’s because of they way they clamber through the branches, similar to the way mice do. I don’t think I’ve ever heard what sound they make.

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