Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Swifts :: Sabine's Spinetail

Sabine's Spinetail Rhaphidura sabini

Described by: Gray, J. E. (1829)
Alternate common name(s): Sabine's Spine-tailed Swift
Old scientific name(s): Raphidura sabini, Raphidura sabini, Chaetura sabini


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W. and c. tropical Africa;
Fragmented distribution;
Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria, s. Cameroon Bioko Is., Rio Muni, Gabon, sw. Congo, Cabinda, s. Central African Republic, w. and n. Zaire, w. Uganda and w. Kenya.


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


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