Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Herons, Egrets and Bitterns :: Black-headed Heron
Black-headed Heron Ardea melanocephala
Described by: Vigors; Children (1826)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeAfrica s. of the Sahara;
Ex. s. Mauritania, Senegambia, Guinea-Bissau, Sierra Leone, Liberia, s. Mali (Niger River), Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, s. Niger, Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, Congo, c. Chad, Central African Republic, ne. Zaire, n. Sudan, se. Egypt, coastal Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, nw. and s. Somalia, sw. Arabia (Yemen), Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania, Angola, Zambia, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Botswana (Okavango Delta), Mozambique, South Africa (Cape Province, Transvaal).
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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