White-headed Saw-wing (Psalidoprocne albiceps) - HBW 9, p. 643
French: Hirondelle à tête blanche
Spanish: Golondrina Cabeciblanca
Other common names: White-headed Roughwing
Taxonomy: Psalidoprocne albiceps P. L. Sclater, 1864, Uzinza, Tabora District, Tanzania.
Forms a superspecies with P. fuliginosa. Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- albiceps P. L. Sclater, 1864 - extreme SE Sudan and E DRCongo, Uganda and W Kenya S to Tanzania (mainly around L Victoria and in W), N Zambia and N Malawi.
- suffusa Ripley, 1960 - N Angola (Lunda Sul).
- Least Concern Enlarge map
Locality Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda
GunnarPettersson 16 November 2011 40 weeks ago 4.4
We stopped on the road and walked by a farmer's fields. It is rare to see this bird perched.
Locality Masindi, Uganda
Lee Hunter 3 August 2012 3 years ago 4
A bird flying opening its bill to catch an insect
Locality Kibale National Park, Uganda (ssp albiceps)
Frederic Pelsy 17 October 2015 1 week ago ADDED LAST MONTH 3.8
Male in tree
Locality Akagera National Park, East Province, Rwanda
Jason Anderson 3 October 2010 5 years ago 2.6
White-headed male & dark-headed female resting in an Acacia along the Talek river.
Locality Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya (ssp albiceps)
Steve Garvie 27 July 2007 6 years ago 2
- No sound recordings available yet