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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Phoeniculus bollei Scientific name
Upupiformes Order
Phoeniculidae Family
35 cm Length
Moist forest & savanna up to 3,200 m Benin, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Rep. of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, te d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda Habitat
 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Arthropods, worms, Food  
986 - TSN: 554473 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

White-headed Wood Hoopoe Mike Nelson Mount Oku, Bamenda Highlands song XC99792 

AKA:- Czech: Dudkovec belolící, dudkovec bělolící
Danish: Hvidhovedet Skovhærfugl
German: Weißkopf-Baumhopf, Weißmasken-Baumhopf, Weißmaskenhopf
English: Buff-headed Wood Hoopoe, Buff-headed Woodhoopoe, Buff-headed Wood-Hoopoe, White headed Woodhoopoe, White-headed Kakalaar, White-headed Wood Hoopoe, White-headed Woodhoopoe, White-headed Wood-Hoopoe
Spanish: Abubilla Arbórea de Cabeza Blanca, Abubilla-arbórea Cabeciblanca
Estonian: mask-tääknokk
Finnish: Valkopääsäihkyjä
French: Irrisor à tête blanche, Moqueur à tête claire
Hungarian: fehérfejű kúszóbanka
Italian: Upupa arboricola testabianca, Upupa boschereccia testabianca
Japanese: kaojiromoriyatsugashira
Japanese: カオジロモリヤツガシラ
Latin: Phoeniculus bollei
Dutch: Witkopboomhop, Witkopkakelaar
Norwegian: Hvithodekakelar
Polish: sierpodudek bialoglowy, sierpodudek białogłowy
Russian: Белоголовый лесной удод
Slovak: leskláč bielohlavý
Swedish: Vithövdad skratthärfågel
Swahili: Goregore Kichwa-cheupe
Chinese: 白头林戴胜


Phoeniculus bollei
Phoeniculus bollei bollei
Phoeniculus bollei jacksoni
Phoeniculus bollei okuensis

  • Phoeniculus bollei bollei: Liberia to Central African Republic
  • Phoeniculus bollei jacksoni: Humid forests of e Zaire to Sudan and Kenya
  • Phoeniculus bollei okuensis: Cameroon (Lake Oku region)


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