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Dwarf Kingfisher Ispidina lecontei

Described by: Cassin (1856)
Alternate common name(s): African Dwarf Kingfisher, African Dwarf-Kingfisher
Old scientific name(s): Ceyx lecontei, Myioceyx lecontei, Corythornis lecontei


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W. and c. Africa;
Three populations;
(1) Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria, s. Cameroon, Gabon, Congo, Central African Republic, n. and e. Zaire, ex. s. Sudan s. to nw. Angola and s. Zaire.
(2) 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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