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Bronze-winged Courser Rhinoptilus chalcopterus

Described by: Temminck (1824)
Alternate common name(s): Violet-tipped Courser
Old scientific name(s): Hemerodromus chalcopterus


Kruger National Park, South Africa - Feb 11, 2006 © Alan Manson  Kruger National Park, South Africa - Feb 11, 2006 © Alan Manson 
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Africa s. of the Sahara;
S. Mauritania, s. Mali, Senegambia, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Benin, s. Niger, Nigeria, Cameroon, Central African Republic, s. Chad, s. and se. Sudan, ne. Ethiopia, Eritrea, n. Zaire, Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, and Burundi. Angola, s. Zaire, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania s. in Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe to n. and e. South Africa (Transvaal, Natal, and e. Cape Province).


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


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