Black scimitarbill

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Black scimitarbill
Rhinopomastus aterrimus anchietae, Cuanavale-rivier, Birding Weto, b.jpg
R. a. anchietae in Angola
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Bucerotiformes
Family: Phoeniculidae
Genus: Rhinopomastus
Species: R. aterrimus
Binomial name
Rhinopomastus aterrimus
(Stephens, 1826)

The black scimitarbill (Rhinopomastus aterrimus), also known as the black wood hoopoe, is a species of bird in the family Phoeniculidae.

Range[edit]

It is found in Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Togo, and Uganda.

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