Forest wood hoopoe

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Forest wood hoopoe
Forest wood hoopoe (bottom), illustration by Keulemans, 1892
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Bucerotiformes
Family: Phoeniculidae
Genus: Phoeniculus
P. castaneiceps
Binomial name
Phoeniculus castaneiceps
(Sharpe, 1871)
  • Scoptelus castaneiceps

The forest wood hoopoe (Phoeniculus castaneiceps) is a species of bird in the family Phoeniculidae. It is found in Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Rwanda, and Uganda.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Phoeniculus castaneiceps". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.