Yellow-rumped tinkerbird

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Yellow-rumped tinkerbird
Yellow-rumped Tinkerbird.jpg
Adult bird in the Kruger N. P.
Call recorded in Saiwa Swamp, Kenya
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Piciformes
Family: Lybiidae
Genus: Pogoniulus
P. bilineatus
Binomial name
Pogoniulus bilineatus
(Sundevall, 1850)
  • Barbatula bilineata

The yellow-rumped tinkerbird (Pogoniulus bilineatus) is a bird species in the family Lybiidae (African barbets), which is native to the moist tropical and subtropical regions of sub-Saharan Africa.


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, Benin, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, RCongo, DRCongo, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, South Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.



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

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