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 1 year 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 12 weeks ago 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
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