Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Hamerkop :: Hamerkop
Hamerkop Scopus umbretta
Described by: Gmelin (1789)
Alternate common name(s): Hammerhead, Hammerkop
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeAfrica s. of the Sahara; Madagascar;
(1) S. Mauritania, Senegambia, c. Mali, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, n. Burkina Faso, Ghana, Togo, Benin, s. Niger, Nigeria, Cameroon, c. Chad, Central African Republic, c. Sudan, n. Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia, sw. Saudi Arabia, n. Yemen, Kenya (Athi River, Nairobi National Park, Amboseli), Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Zaire, Gabon, Congo, Angola, Zambia, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia to s. South Africa and Madagascar.
(2) Coastal areas from Sierra Leone to e. Nigreia and w. Cameroon.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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