Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Hawks, Eagles and Kites :: Lizard Buzzard

Lizard Buzzard Kaupifalco monogrammicus

Described by: Temminck (1824)
Alternate common name(s): Lizard Hawk
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


The Gambia - Dec, 2002 © Ben van den Broek  Kruger National Park, South Africa - Jul, 2008 © Jean-Philippe Paris  Lamin Rice Fields, The Gambia - Nov 13, 2002 © Ian Esland 
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Tropical Africa s. of the Sahara;
(1) Senegambia, s. Mali, s. Niger, Burkina Faso, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Congo, Zaire, Central African Republic, s. Sudan, w. Ethiopia and s. Somalia, Uganda and Kenya (coastal lowlands).
(2) S. Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique, Angola, ex. n. Namibia, n. and w. Botswana, Zimbabwe and e. South Africa (Transvaal, Natal).


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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