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Rock Pratincole Glareola nuchalis

Described by: Gray, G. R. (1849)
Alternate common name(s): Rufous-collared Pratincole, White-collared Pratincole
Old scientific name(s): Galachrysia nuchalis


Zambesi River, Zambia - Aug, 2002 © Tom Stephenson 
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W. and c. Africa;
Two populations:
(1) S. Mali, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, s. Niger, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, w. and s. Cameroon, Gabon, Congo and Zaire.
(2) Central African Republic and Lake Chad to Sudan, w. Ethiopia, Uganda, w. Kenya, w. Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, sc. Angola, ne. Namibia, n. Botswana, n. and e. Zimbabwe and w. Mozambique.


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


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