Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Weavers and Allies :: Red-collared Widowbird
Red-collared Widowbird Euplectes ardens
Described by: Boddaert (1783)
Alternate common name(s): Red-collared Whydah, Red-naped Widowbird, Eastern Red-collared Widowbird, Black Widowbird
Old scientific name(s): Coliuspasser ardens
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Range(1) Senegambia, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Togo, Nigeria, s. Cameroon, Gabon, Congo, Angola, Chad, Central African Republic, s. Sudan, Uganda, Zaire, Rwanda, Burundi, and w. Kenya.
(2) Se. Sudan, Ethiopia, and Eritrea.
(3) E. Kenya and ne. Tanzania.
(4) Zambia, Malawi, cw. Zimbabwe, w. Mozambique and e. South Africa.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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