Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Typical Owls :: African Wood-Owl
African Wood-Owl Strix woodfordii
Described by: Smith, A. (1834)
Alternate common name(s): African Wood Owl, Woodford's Owl
Old scientific name(s): Ciccaba woodfordii, Strix woodfordi
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RangeForested Africa s. of the Sahara;
(1) Senegambia, Guinea-Bissau, Sierra Leone, se. Guinea, Liberia, Ivory Coast Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, s. Cameroon, Fernando Po, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Congo, Zaire, n. Angola, Central African Republic to ex. se. Sudan.
(3) S. Somalia, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Kenya and Tanzania.
(4) Zambia and Malawi, Mozambique, n. Namibia, n. and e. Botswana, Zimbabwe, e. and s. South Africa (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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