Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Weavers and Allies :: White-winged Widowbird

White-winged Widowbird Euplectes albonotatus

Described by: Cassin (1848)
Alternate common name(s): White-winged Whydah, White-shouldered Widowbird, White-fronted Widowbird, Cinnamon-shouldered Widowbird
Old scientific name(s): Coliuspasser albonotatus


Kenya - Jan, 2000 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  Hartebeespoort Dam, South Africa - Nov, 2004 © Andy Balinsky 
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(1) Cw. And se. Sudan, sw. and c. Ethiopia, ne. Zaire, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Kenya, and n. Tanzania.
(2) E. Zaire.
(3) Sw. Central African Republic, Gabon, w. Angola, ex. ne. Namibia. Sao Tome.
(4) Se. Zaire, c. and e. Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania, n. and e. Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, and e. South Africa (Natal).


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


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