Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Woodpeckers and Allies :: African Piculet

African Piculet Sasia africana

Described by: Verreaux, J.; Verreaux, E. (1855)
Alternate common name(s): Golden-brown Piculet, Pygmy Woodpecker, Pygmy Wood Piculet
Old scientific name(s): Verreauxia africana


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W. and wc. Africa;
One main populations with a few scattered isolated populations;
S. Cameroon s. to Gabon, Congo, nw. Angola s. to Cuanza Norte, N. Lunda Norte, sc. and sw. Zaire and e. in sw. Central African Republic, n. and ne. Zaire and sw. Uganda (Bwamba Forest).
Isolated records in recent decades from Upper Guinean forests of Liberia, Ivory Coast and Ghana.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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