Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Kingfishers :: Woodland Kingfisher
Woodland Kingfisher Halcyon senegalensis
Described by: Linnaeus (1766)
Alternate common name(s): Angola Kingfisher, Blue-and-white Kingfisher, Red-and-black-billed Kingfisher, Angolan Woodland Kingfisher
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
Select thumbnail to view larger image - Place cursor over image for image information
RangeW. and c. Africa;
(1) Senegambia, Sierra Leone, s. Mali, s. Mauritania, s. Niger, s. Chad, s. Sudan, w. and c. Ethiopia and Eritrea to c. Angola and s. Zaire.
(2) Senegal to Ethiopia and Kenya?
(3) S. Angola, Zambia, sw. Tanzania, Malawi, w. Mozambique, Zimbabwe, n. Namibia, n. and e. Botswana and e. South Africa (Transvaal); (2) and (3) overlap in ne. Africa due to migration;
No videos are available for this species
No sounds are available for this species
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
Comments/ErrorsPlease email with errors/comments on this page or to donate photos.
If there is no family list to the left, you may have arrived at this page from a direct link.
Please select "Mangoverde World Bird Guide" to view the entire bird site.