Trogons (Trogonidae)

Narina Trogon (Apaloderma narina) - HBW 6, p. 105

French: Trogon narina German: Narinatrogon Spanish: Trogón de Narina

Taxonomy: Trogon Narina Stephens, 1815, Knysna District, Cape Province.
Six subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • constantia Sharpe & Ussher, 1872 - Guinea and Sierra Leone E to Nigeria.
  • arcanum Clancey, 1959 - L Chad E to Ethiopia and Somalia, and S to N fringes of equatorial forest E to N Kenya.
  • brachyurum Chapin, 1923 - S Cameroon E through N Congo Basin to Rift Valley.

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  • constantia Sharpe & Ussher, 1872 - Guinea and Sierra Leone E to Nigeria.
  • arcanum Clancey, 1959 - L Chad E to Ethiopia and Somalia, and S to N fringes of equatorial forest E to N Kenya.
  • brachyurum Chapin, 1923 - S Cameroon E through N Congo Basin to Rift Valley.
  • rufiventre Dubois, 1896 - S of R Congo mouth E to S Uganda, W Tanzania and N Malawi, and S to N Namibia, N Botswana, Zambia, and E highlands of Zimbabwe and adjacent Mozambique.
  • littorale van Someren, 1931 - SW Somalia, E Kenya, E Tanzania, N Mozambique, S Malawi and Zimbabwe (Mt Selinda).
  • narina (Stephens, 1815) - S Cape E to S Mozambique; winters N to E Zimbabwe, Malawi and N & C Mozambique (N of R Save).