Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Kingfishers :: Gray-headed Kingfisher
Gray-headed Kingfisher Halcyon leucocephala
Described by: Müller, Statius (1776)
Alternate common name(s): Grey-headed Kingfisher, Chestnut-bellied Kingfisher, Gray-hooded Kingfisher, Grey-hooded Kingfisher
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeCape Verde Is. Tropical c. Africa and s. Arabia;
(1) Cape Verde Is.
(2) Sw. Mauritania, Senegambia, s. Mali, s. Niger, s. Chad, s. Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia to n. Zaire.
(3) Yemen and s. Yemen.
(4) Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique.
(5) S. Zaire to Namibia, n. Botswana, Zimbabwe, s. Mozambique and n. South Africa.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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