Barbets (Capitonidae)

Red-rumped Tinkerbird (Pogoniulus atroflavus) - HBW 7, p. 183

French: Barbion à croupion rouge German: Rotbürzel-Bartvogel Spanish: Barbudito Culirrojo

Taxonomy: Bucco atro-flavus Sparrman, 1798, Sierra Leone.
Rather isolated member of genus, perhaps near to P. bilineatus and the superspecies formed by P. pusillus and P. chrysoconus. “P. erythronotos” is a synonym. Monotypic.

Distribution: Senegambia E in forested areas to S Cameroon, thence to SE Central African Republic and W Uganda, and S to Cabinda (N Angola), R Congo and CE Zaire.

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