Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Hornbills :: White-crested Hornbill

White-crested Hornbill Tockus albocristatus

Described by: Cassin (1848)
Alternate common name(s): African White-crested Hornbill, Long-billed Hornbill, Long-tailed Hornbill, White-crowned Hornbill
Old scientific name(s): Berenicornis albocristatus, Tropicranus albocristatus


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W. to c. Africa;
(1) Sierra Leone, s. Guinea, Liberia and w. Ivory Coast.
(2) E. Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo and Benin.
(3) W. Nigeria, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Rio Muni, Gabon, Congo, Cabinda, sc. Central African Republic, Zaire, w. Uganda (Bwamba Forest) s. to N. Angola (Cabinda and Lunda Provinces).


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


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