Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Hawks, Eagles and Kites :: Red-chested Goshawk

Red-chested Goshawk Accipiter toussenelii

Described by: Verreaux, J.; Verreaux, E. (1855)
Alternate common name(s): West African Goshawk, Vinous-chested Goshawk
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Gabon - Aug, 2004 © W. S. Clark 
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W. Africa; W. c. Africa;
Two populations;
(1) Senegambia, sw. Mali, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, s. Niger and s. Nigeria to w. Cameroon.
(2) Fernando Po Is. (Bioko Is.).
(3) S. Cameroon and Gabon in the lower Zaire River Basin.
(4) N. and ce. Zaire in the upper Zaire River Basin, Central African Republic, Uganda and ex. s. Sudan.


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


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