Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Woodhoopoes :: Forest Woodhoopoe

Forest Woodhoopoe Phoeniculus castaneiceps

Described by: Sharpe (1871)
Alternate common name(s): Forest Wood Hoopoe, Chestnut-headed Wood Hoopoe, Chestnut-headed Woodhoopoe
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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W. to c. Africa;
Fragmented distribution in about four populations;
(1) Se. Guinea, Liberia, Ivory Coast, s. Ghana to sw. Nigeria.
(2) S. Cameroon to s. to Gabon and Congo Republic and e. to sw. Central African Republic, n. and ne. Zaire, Uganda, Rwanda 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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