Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Guineafowl :: Crested Guineafowl

Crested Guineafowl Guttera pucherani

Described by: Hartlaub (1860)
Alternate common name(s): Kenya Crested Guineafowl, Kenya Guineafowl
Old scientific name(s): Guttera edouardi


Kruger National Park, South Africa - Jul 25, 2008 © Jean-Philippe Paris  Kruger National Park, South Africa - Jul 25, 2008 © Jean-Philippe Paris  South Africa - Date unknown © Déwald Swanepoel  Shimba Hills, Kenya - Mar, 2006 © Nigel Hacking 
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Tropical Africa;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) Guinea Bissau, s. Mali, se. Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin and Nigeria to nw. Cameroon. E. Congo e. through Zaire to w. Kenya (s. Aberdares, Mt. Elgon, Cheranganis s. to Kakamega and Mau forests, Lolgorien, Mara Game Reserve and n. Serengeti National Park), w. Zambia and nw. Tanzania and s. to w. and e. Angola.
(2) Nw. Cameroon.
(3) S. Ethiopia, sw. Somalia, w. and ec. Kenya (along coast to Lake Manyara National Park and e. edge of c. Kenyan highlands, Shimba Hills) s. to c. Tanzania. Zanzibar Is. and Tumbatu Is.
(4) Se. Tanzania s. to e. Mozambique and w. to Malawi.
(5) S. Malawi, e. Zambia, Mozambique and ne. South Africa (e. Transvaal, Lake St. Lucia, n. Zululand and ce. Natal).


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


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