Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Kingfishers :: Half-collared Kingfisher

Half-collared Kingfisher Alcedo semitorquata

Described by: Swainson (1823)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Kruger National Park, South Africa - Jul, 2008 © Jean-Philippe Paris 
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Ne. subsaharan Africa. S. tropical and se. Africa;
Two populations;
(1) S. Sudan, w. and c. Ethiopia, Eritrea to se. Kenya. Then from s. Angola, ne. Namibia, Zambia, se. Zaire, ne. Botswana, nw., e. and s. Tanzania s. through Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe to South Africa (Transvaal, e. Orange Free State, Natal, s. and sw. Cape Province).
(2) Ethiopia (Dire Daoua).
(3) Sc. Africa from the equator s. to Mozambique (Save River).


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


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