Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Wagtails and Pipits :: African Pied Wagtail

African Pied Wagtail Motacilla aguimp

Described by: Dumont (1821)
Alternate common name(s): African Pied-wagtail, African Wagtail
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Location unknown - Date unknown © Allen Chartier  Location unknown - Date unknown © Allen Chartier  Tanzania - Sep, 1999 © Jean-Philippe Paris  Kruger National Park, South Africa - Jul, 2008 © Jean-Philippe Paris  Kenya - Dec, 2005 © Jean-Michel Fenerole 
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Most of Africa s. of the Sahara;
Four populations;
(1) Senegambia, Guinea, Sierra Leone, s. Mali, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, sw. Niger, Nigeria, Cameroon, Central African Republic, s. Sudan, nw. and e. Kenya, and s. in Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Congo, Zaire, Angola, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zimbabwe, s. Namibia, n. and e. Botswana, Mozambique, and e. South Africa (s. to Eastern Cape). Lower Nile valley s. from s. Egypt. Locally in n. and e. Sudan, w. Eritrea, nw., ne. and s. Ethiopia, and s. Somalia.
(2) South Africa (Orange River, nw. Cape Province).


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


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