Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Woodpeckers and Allies :: Gray Woodpecker
Gray Woodpecker Dendropicos goertae
Described by: Müller, Statius (1776)
Alternate common name(s): African Grey Woodpecker, African Gray Woodpecker, Grey Woodpecker
Old scientific name(s): Mesopicos goertae
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RangeNw. to nc. Africa;
Two small isolated populations in the s. part of range;
(1) Sw. Mauritania, Senegambia, s. Mali, Guinea-Bissau, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Central African Republic, s. Chad, e. to s. Sudan, w. and c. Kenya and s. to ne. Zaire, Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, and nw. Tanzania.
(2) Sahel zone from ec. Mali, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, s. Niger, s. Chad to w. and s. Sudan.
(3) E. Sudan, n. and w. Ethiopia and Eritrea.
(4) S. Gabon, Congo, nw. Angola (Cabinda possibly s. to Malanje), and sc. Zaire.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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