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Common Scimitar-bill

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Rhinopomastus cyanomelas Scientific name
Upupiformes Order
Rhinopomastidae Family
24-28 cm Length
Tropical dry savanna, shrubland, Up to 2,000m.  Range:- Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Democratic Rep. of Congo, Kenya, Mafia Island, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, (South Africa:- Free State, Gauteng, Kwazulu-Natal, Limpopo Province, Mpumalanga, Northern Cape, Northwest Province, Western Cape,) Somalia, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zanzibar, Zimbabwe,   Habitat
Altitude
Range
2-7 greenish white eggs, incubation 15-17 days, fledging 23-24 days. Clutch
Arthropods, worms, seed & nectar. Food  
  Habits
989 - TSN: 554476 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

Common Scimitarbill. Charles Hesse Roy's Camp Namibia Call XC58669 

AKA:- Afrikaans: Swartbekkakelaar
Czech: dudkovec křivozobý, Dudkovec srpkovitý
Danish: Seglhćrfugl
German: Sichelhopf
English: African Scimitarbill, Common Scimitar bill, Common Scimitarbill, Common Scimitar-bill, Greater Scimitarbill, Greater Scimitar-Bill, Scimitarbill, Scimitar-bill, Scimitar-billed Hoopoe, Scimitarbilled Woodhoopoe, Scimitar-billed Woodhoopoe
Spanish: Abubilla Arbórea Picuda, Abubilla-arbórea Cimitarra
Estonian: suur-saabelnokk
Finnish: Sirppisäihkyjä
French: Irrisor namaquois
Hungarian: sarlós kúszóbanka
Italian: Becco a scimitarra comune, Upupa arboricola becco a scimitarra
Japanese: minamikamahashi
Japanese: ミナミカマハシ
Kwangali: Musokoto
Latin: Phoeniculus cyanomelas, Rhinopomastus cyanomelas
Dutch: Zuidafrikaanse Boomhop, Zuid-Afrikaanse Boomhop
Norwegian: Sřrsabelnebb
Polish: czarnodudek wiekszy, czarnodudek większy
Portuguese: Bico-de-cimitarra
Russian: Саблеклювый лесной удод, Серпоклювый удод
Slovak: dudkovec krivozobý, Leskláč krivozobý
Swedish: Sabelnäbb
Swahili: Domomundu Domo-jeusi, Hanjari Mweusi
Tsonga: Yokoywana
Chinese: 弯嘴戴胜

Sub-species

Rhinopomastus cyanomelas

Rhinopomastus cyanomelas cyanomelas

Rhinopomastus cyanomelas intermedius

Rhinopomastus cyanomelas schalowi

Rhinopomastus cyanomelas shalowi

  • Rhinopomastus cyanomelas cyanomelas: Angola and Namibia to Transvaal
  • Rhinopomastus cyanomelas schalowi: Somalia to Zambia and w Natal
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