Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Kingfishers :: Blue-breasted Kingfisher

Blue-breasted Kingfisher Halcyon malimbica

Described by: Shaw (1811)
Alternate common name(s): Black-winged Kingfisher
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Lamin, The Gambia - Nov 22, 2004 © Ian Esland 
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W. and c. Africa;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) Senegambia, sw. Mali, Burkina Faso, Guinea-Bissau and Guinea.
(2) Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, s. Niger and the Cameroon.
(3) Principe Is.
(4) S. Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Congo to Angola, the Central African Republic, s. Sudan, Uganda, Burundi, e. and s. Zaire and nw. Tanzania and nw. Zambia.


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


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