Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Rails, Gallinules and Coots :: Chestnut-headed Flufftail

Chestnut-headed Flufftail Sarothrura lugens

Described by: Böhm (1884)
Alternate common name(s): Chestnut-headed Crake, African Chestnut-headed Crake, Long-toed Flufftail, Lynes's Flufftail, Lynes' Flufftail
Old scientific name(s): Coturnicops lugens


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C. Africa;
Highly fragmented distribution in many scattered locations;
(1) Cameroon, Gabon, Angola, nw., cw. and ne. Zaire, Rwanda, and w. Tanzania.
(2) C. Angola, se. Zaire, ne. Zambia and e. Zimbabwe.


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


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