Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Herons, Egrets and Bitterns :: Rufous-bellied Heron
Rufous-bellied Heron Ardeola rufiventris
Described by: Sundevall (1851)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): Erythrocnus rufiventris, Butorides rufiventris
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RangeE. and c. Africa s. of the equator;
S. Uganda (Entebbe, Lake Kioga), sw. Kenya (Amboseli, local temporary swamps in Tarangire National Park and nw. Mara Game Refuge), Rwanda (swamps of the Kagera River), Burundi, se. Zaire (Lualaba and Kasai Valleys, Katanga), w. and c. Tanzania, Zambia (Zambezi Valley and Lake Bangweulu), e. and s. Angola, Malawi, w. and s. Mozambique, Zimbabwe, n. Botswana (Okavango Delta), nw. Namibia, ne. South Africa from Natal to King William's Town in 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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