Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Kingfishers :: White-bellied Kingfisher

White-bellied Kingfisher Alcedo leucogaster

Described by: Fraser (1843)
Alternate common name(s): Principe Kingfisher, Principe Island Kingfisher
Old scientific name(s): Corythornis leucogaster


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W. and c. Africa;
Three fragmented populations;
(1) Togo, s. Nigeria, s. Cameroon, Bioko Is., Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Congo, Central African Republic, n. and ne. Zaire, Uganda s. to Zambia and nw. Angola. Fernando Po.
(2) S. Mauritania, sw. Mali (Mandingo Mountains), Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast and s. Ghana.
(3) S. Central African Republic and Zaire e. to s. Uganda (Sango Bay, Mabira Forest).
(4) Principe Is.


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


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