Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Typical Rollers :: Rufous-crowned Roller
Rufous-crowned Roller Coracias naevia
Described by: Daudin (1800)
Alternate common name(s): Purple Roller
Old scientific name(s): Coracias naevius
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RangeN. subsaharan Africa. S. tropical Africa;
Two distinct populations;
(1) Sw. Mauritania and Senegambia e. through s. Mali, Burkina Faso, s. Niger, s. Chad and s. Sudan to Ethiopia, Eritrea, Somalia and n. Tanzania.
(2) Angola, s. Zaire s. to sc. Namibia and South Africa (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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