Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Rails, Gallinules and Coots :: Red-chested Flufftail
Red-chested Flufftail Sarothrura rufa
Described by: Vieillot (1819)
Alternate common name(s): Red-chested Crake, Red-chested Pygmy Crake
Old scientific name(s): Coturnicops rufa
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RangeC. and se. Africa;
Highly fragmented distribution;
(1) Sierra Leone, Liberia, Togo, Nigeria, s. Cameroon, Gabon, Congo to s. Central African Republic.
(2) Ce., sc. and ne. Zaire to Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, n. and w. Kenya e. to Timboroa and Molo.
(3) C. Kenya (Nairobi and Thika) and n. Tanzania (East Usambara Mountains, Pemba Is., Zanzibar) to Angola, ne. Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe and South Africa (Transvaal, e. Orange Free State, Natal, e. and s. Cape Province).
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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