Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Crows, Jays and Magpies :: Piapiac

Piapiac Ptilostomus afer

Described by: Linnaeus (1766)
Alternate common name(s): Black Magpie
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


The Gambia - Dec, 2002 © Ben van den Broek  The Gambia - Feb, 2004 © Ben van den Broek  Senegambia Hotel, The Gambia - Nov 9, 2002 © Ian Esland 
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W. and c. Africa;
Senegambia, s. Mauritania, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, s. Mali, Burkina Faso, Liberia (where it is possibly introduced), s. Niger, n. Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, Cameroon, Central African Republic, s. Chad, s. Sudan, sw. Ethiopia, Uganda and w. Kenya.


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


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