Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Hornbills :: Piping Hornbill
Piping Hornbill Ceratogymna fistulator
Described by: Cassin (1852)
Alternate common name(s): White-tailed Hornbill, Sharpe's Piping Hornbill, Dubois's Piping Hornbill, Upper Guinea Piping Hornbill, Laughing Hornbill, Whistling Hornbill
Old scientific name(s): Bycanistes fistulator
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RangeW. to c. Africa;
(1) Senegambia, Mali, Guinea-Bissau, ne. and s. Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin to w. Nigeria w. of the Niger River.
(2) Se. Nigeria e. of the Niger River to s. Cameroon, s. Chad, Rio Muni, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Congo, sw., sc. and ec. Zaire and nw. Angola n. of the Cuango River.
(3) Central African Republic, n. Zaire in the Congo River Basin, s. Sudan (Bengengai) to w. Uganda (Bwamba Forest, Budongo Forest).
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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