Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Waxbills and Allies :: Black-and-white Mannikin
Black-and-white Mannikin Spermestes bicolor
Described by: Fraser (1843)
Alternate common name(s): Black-and-white Munia, Red-backed Munia, Fernando Po Munia, Blue-billed Munia, Brown-backed Mannikin, Brown-backed Munia, Rufous-backed Munia, Rufous-backed Mannikin, Red-backed Mannikin, Chestnut-backed Munia
Old scientific name(s): Lonchura bicolor
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Range(1) Guinea-Bissau, s. Mali, Sierra Leone, se. Guinea, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, and Cameroon. Fernando Po.
(2) Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Congo, s. Central African Republic, n. Zaire, nw. Angola, Ethiopia and Kenya.
(3) Ex. se. Sudan, sw. Ethiopia, ne. Zaire, Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, w. Kenya, and nw. Tanzania.
(4) S. Somalia.
(5) C. and ne. Angola, s. Zaire, and nw. Zambia.
(6) E. and s. Kenya, Tanzania including Zanzibar Is. and Pemba Is., Zambia, Malawi, 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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