Western tinkerbird

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Western tinkerbird
Western green tinkerbird.jpg
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Piciformes
Family: Lybiidae
Genus: Pogoniulus
Species: P. coryphaea
Binomial name
Pogoniulus coryphaea
(Reichenow, 1892)

The western tinkerbird (Pogoniulus coryphaea) is a bird species in the family Lybiidae (African barbets). It used to be placed in the family Bucconidae (puffbirds), which has been split up; alternatively, it may be included in a vastly expanded Ramphastidae (toucans).

It is found in Angola, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Nigeria, Rwanda, and Uganda.

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