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


Location unknown - Date unknown © Allen Chartier  Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve, South Africa - Jan 11, 2006 © Charlie Moores 
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(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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