Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Pratincoles and Coursers :: Bronze-winged Courser
Bronze-winged Courser Rhinoptilus chalcopterus
Described by: Temminck (1824)
Alternate common name(s): Violet-tipped Courser
Old scientific name(s): Hemerodromus chalcopterus
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RangeAfrica s. of the Sahara;
S. Mauritania, s. Mali, Senegambia, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Benin, s. Niger, Nigeria, Cameroon, Central African Republic, s. Chad, s. and se. Sudan, ne. Ethiopia, Eritrea, n. Zaire, Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, and Burundi. Angola, s. Zaire, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania s. in Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe to n. and e. South Africa (Transvaal, Natal, and e. 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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