White-headed Woodhoopoe (Phoeniculus bollei) - HBW 6, p. 429
French: Irrisor à tête blanche
Spanish: Abubilla-arbórea Cabeciblanca
Other common names: Buff-headed Woodhoopoe
Taxonomy: Irrisor Bollei Hartlaub, 1858, Ashanti, Ghana.
Relationships uncertain; possibly closest to P. castaneiceps. Three subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- bollei (Hartlaub, 1858) - Liberia to S Cameroon and Central African Republic.
- okuensis Serle, 1949 - W Cameroon (Mt Kilum).
- jacksoni (Sharpe, 1890) - S Sudan, and E Zaire to Kenya.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
A bird and then two, looking for food in a tree Locality Buhoma, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda (ssp jacksoni)
Josep del Hoyo 8 September 2006 6 years ago 21 sec 4.2
searching food Locality Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda (ssp jacksoni)
Daniêl Jimenez 18 September 2010 2 years ago 34 sec 2.9
Shaky view of bird perched at top of dead branch Locality Kakum National Park, Central Region, Ghana (ssp bollei)
mark sutton 1 December 2010 2 years ago 26 sec 2.7
Adulton branch in the forest
Locality Nyahururu (Thompson Falls), Kenya (ssp jacksoni)
Photo-ay 14 July 2005 4 years ago 3.7
One member of feeding party moving through trees.
Locality Gishwati Forest Reserve, West Province, Rwanda
Jason Anderson 27 December 2009 2 years ago 2.4
Bird perched. Probably a juvenile given its dusky head colour
Locality Cape Coast, Central Region, Ghana (ssp bollei)
Arthur Grosset 29 May 2011 2 years ago 1.8
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