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Forest Woodhoopoe

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Forest Wood-hoopoes Alternate name
Phoeniculus castaneiceps Scientific name 
Upupiformes Order
Phoeniculidae Family   
25cm Length
Moist forest up to 1,500 m in: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Rep. of Congo, Equatorial GuineaGabon, Ghana, Guinea, C?/font>te d'Ivoire, Liberia, Nigeria, Rwanda, and Uganda. Habitat-Altitude-Range
2-4 Eggs Clutch   Eggs
Mainly insects & larvae. Food   Diet
987 World No
Least Concern Status
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