Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Kingfishers :: Brown-hooded Kingfisher
Brown-hooded Kingfisher Halcyon albiventris
Described by: Scopoli (1786)
Alternate common name(s): Brown-headed Kingfisher
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeWc. Africa. E. to s. Africa;
(1) Coastal lowlands from s. Somalia, e. Kenya, e. Tanzania and Mozambique and inland to Malawi, s. Zambia, Zimbabwe and n. Botswana.
(2) South Africa (Natal to sw. Cape Province). Migrates to s. Zimbabwe, ne. Namibia, n. and e. Botswana.
(3) E. Botswana, to s. Mozambique and South Africa (Orange Free State and Natal).
(4) E. Gabon, s. Congo, w. Angola, n. Zambia to se. Kenya and wc. Tanzania.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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