Violet wood hoopoe

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Violet wood hoopoe
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Bucerotiformes
Family: Phoeniculidae
Genus: Phoeniculus
Species: P. damarensis
Binomial name
Phoeniculus damarensis
(Ogilvie-Grant, 1901)
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General range: the Angolan mopane woodlands

The violet wood hoopoe (Phoeniculus damarensis) is a species of bird in the Phoeniculidae family. It is found in Angola, Kenya, Namibia, and Tanzania.


Grant's wood hoopoe (P. d. granti) is sometimes considered a full species.


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