Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Woodpeckers and Allies :: Rufous-necked Wryneck
Rufous-necked Wryneck Jynx ruficollis
Described by: Wagler (1830)
Alternate common name(s): Red-throated Wryneck, Red-breasted Wryneck, African Wryneck, Rufous-throated Wryneck
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeC. and se. Africa;
Highly fragmented distribution;
(1) se. Nigeria, c. Cameroon, Gabon, Congo, Cabinda and n. Angola to Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Mozambique and e. South Africa.
(2) Central African Republia, Zaire to sw. Sudan, Rwanda, Burundi and w. Uganda.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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