Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Woodhoopoes :: Violet Woodhoopoe

Violet Woodhoopoe Phoeniculus damarensis

Described by: Ogilvie-Grant (1901)
Alternate common name(s): Violet Wood Hoopoe, Grant's Wood Hoopoe, Grant's Woodhoopoe, Southern Violet Wood Hoopoe, Southern Violet Woodhoopoe
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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Sw. and ce. Africa;
Two widely separated populations;
(1) Wc. Angola, n. and c. Namibia.
(2) S. Ethiopia to w. Kenya and ne. Tanzania.


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


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