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Roolkophoutkapper. Alternate name
Lybius torquatus Scientific name 
Piciformes                     Order
Lybiidae                  Family   
19cm Length
Dry savanna, grassland, forest edge, streamside, gardens and agricultural land up to 1,820 m in Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Democratic Rep. of Congo, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Habitat-Altitude-Range
2(3)5 white eggs, up to 4 broods a year. incubation and care by both sexes, Incubation & care by both parents. Inc 18 days fledge 33-35 days. Clutch  
Fruit, berries & insects. Food   Diet
Singly, pairs or small groups. Habits
807 World Number

Least Concern


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