Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Rails, Gallinules and Coots :: Striped Flufftail

Striped Flufftail Sarothrura affinis

Described by: Smith, A. (1828)
Alternate common name(s): Red-tailed Flufftail, Chestnut-tailed Flufftail, Chestnut-tailed Crake, Striped Crake
Old scientific name(s): Coturnicops affinis, Sarothrura lineata


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Ec. to se. Africa;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) Se. Sudan to w. and c. Kenya (Satima Peak in the Aberdares, Mt. Kenya, and Mt. Elgon), ex. n. Tanzania (Nguruman Range), Malawi, ex. ne. Zambia, ex. e. Zimbabwe and wc. Mozambique.
(2) Ex. s. Mozambique and South Africa (w. Natal, s. and c. 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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