Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Bushshrikes and Allies :: Black-backed Puffback

Black-backed Puffback Dryoscopus cubla

Described by: Shaw (1809)
Alternate common name(s): Zanzibar Puffback
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Tarangire National Park, Tanzania - Feb 3, 2010 © Hans&Judy Beste  Kruger National Park, South Africa - Jul, 2008 © Jean-Philippe Paris  Kruger National Park, South Africa - Jul, 2008 © Jean-Philippe Paris  South Africa - Oct, 2001 © Harold Stiver  Bona Manzi, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa - Date unknown © Gordon Holtshausen 
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(1) Coastal areas of s. Somalia, e. Kenya, Zanzibar Is. and Mofia Is.
(2) Coastal s. Kenya and ne. Tanzania.
(3) C. and e. Kenya s. through Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Mozambique and w. in Rwanda, Burundi, sc. and se. Zaire.
(4) S. Mozambique to ne. South Africa (n. Transvaal). N. Orange Free State.
(5) N. and e. Botswana to s. Angola and n. Namibia.
(6) South Africa (Natal, 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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