Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Indigobirds :: Village Indigobird

Village Indigobird Vidua chalybeata

Described by: Müller, Statius (1776)
Alternate common name(s): Green Indigobird, Purple Indigobird, South African Indigobird
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Amboseli National Park, Kenya - Sep 5, 2007 © Larry Sirvio 
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(1) Senegambia, s. Mauritania, sw. Mali, Guinea, and Sierra Leone.
(2) Mali, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Benin, s. Niger, Nigeria, Cameroon, s. Chad, Central African Republic, c. and s. Sudan.
(3) W. and c. Ethiopia, s. Somalia.
(4) E. Zaire, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Kenya and w. Tanzania.
(5) Angola, n. Botswana and w. Zambia.
(6) S. Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, e. Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, and ne. South Africa (Transvaal).


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


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