Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Broadbills :: African Broadbill

African Broadbill Smithornis capensis

Described by: Smith, A. (1840)
Alternate common name(s): Delacour's Broadbill
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Mozambique - Oct, 1996 © Gordon Holtshausen 
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Tropical Africa;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) Sierra Leone, se. Guinea, n. Liberia, n. Ivory Coast, Ghana and Togo.
(2) Se. Nigeria, s. Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, n. Gabon, nw. Congo and locally in the sw. Central African Republic.
(3) W. and n. Angola, se. Zaire, w. Tanzania s. to n. Zambia and n. Malawi.
(4) Ne. Zaire, Rwanda, Uganda and w. Kenya.
(5) C. Kenya and ne. Tanzania.
(6) Se. Kenya, e. Tanzania and ne. Mozambique.
(7) Ne. Namibia (Caprivi Strip), n. Botswana, s. Zambia, n. and w. Zimbabwe and nw. Mozambique.
(8) Sw. Tanzania, s. Malawi, e. Zimbabwe, c. and s. Mozambique and ne. South Africa (ne. Transvaal, Natal, e. Swaziland).
(9) E. South Africa (Lake St. Lucia, n. Zululand, Natal).


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


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