Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Hawks, Eagles and Kites :: Bat Hawk
Bat Hawk Macheiramphus alcinus
Described by: Bonaparte (1850)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): Macheirhamphus alcinus, Machaerhamphus alcinus
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RangeAfrica s. of the Sahara; Indonesia; E. New Guinea;
Two widely separated main populations;
(1) Senegambia, Mali, se. Guinea, Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, Burkina Faso, s. Niger, Cameroon, Gabon, Congo, Angola, s. Chad, Central African Republic, Sudan, w. and c. Ethiopia, Somalia, n. and ne. Zaire, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Kenya (Lake Baringo, Lake Kakamega and Lake Taveta), Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, n. Namibia, n. and e. Botswana and ne. South Africa (Transvaal and n. Natal). Madagascar.
(2) Nc. peninsular Malaysia (Belum area), Indonesia, Sumatra, Bangka Is., Borneo, nc. Sulawesi.
(3) Se. New Guinea.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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