Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Helmetshrikes :: White Helmetshrike

White Helmetshrike Prionops plumatus

Described by: Shaw (1809)
Alternate common name(s): White-crested Helmetshrike, Straight-crested Helmetshrike, Curly-crested Helmetshrike, Long-crested Helmetshrike, Common Helmetshrike, Southern Helmetshrike, Smith's Helmetshrike
Old scientific name(s): Prionops plumata


Zimbabwe - Aug, 1999 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  South Africa - Date unknown © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  Kruger National Park, South Africa - Jul, 2008 © Jean-Philippe Paris  Etosha National Park, Namibia - Jul, 2004 © Yvonnik Lhomer  Etosha National Park, Namibia - Jul, 2004 © Yvonnik Lhomer 
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(1) Senegambia, s. Mauritania, s. Mali, Burkin Faso, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, s. Niger, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, and Nigeria.
(2) Cameroon and s. Chad.
(3) Central African Republic, n. Zaire, s. Sudan, Uganda, Rwanda, and Burundi.
(4) E. and s. Ethiopia and se. Sudan.
(5) E. Ethiopia, Eritrea and Somalia.
(6) E. and c. Ethiopia, n. and e. Kenya.
(7) Sw. Uganda, s. Kenya, Tanzania, e. Zaire, Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, n. Namibia, n. and e. Botswana.
(8) E. Tanzania, e. Mozambique and ne. South Africa (Transvaal, Swaziland, and Natal).


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


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