Common Scimitarbill

Rhinopomastus cyanomelas - Irrisor namaquois

Irrisor namaquois
adult
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Bucerotiformes

  • Family
    :

    Phoeniculidés

  • Genus
    :

    Rhinopomastus

  • Species
    :

    cyanomelas

Descriptor

Vieillot, 1819

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 30 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : -
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Common Scimitarbill (Rhinopomastus cyanomelas) is a species of bird in the Phoeniculidae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Rhinopomastus cyanomelas schalowi (s Somalia to Zambia, e South Africa and Mozambique)
  • Rhinopomastus cyanomelas cyanomelas (sw Angola, Namibia, Botswana and nc South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Irrisor namaquois,
  • Abubilla-arbórea Cimitarra,
  • Bico-de-cimitarra,
  • Sichelhopf,
  • sarlós kúszóbanka,
  • Zuidafrikaanse Boomhop,
  • Becco a scimitarra comune,
  • Sabelnäbb,
  • Sørsabelnebb,
  • dudkovec krivozobý,
  • dudkovec křivozobý,
  • Seglhærfugl,
  • sirppisäihkyjä,
  • Swartbekkakelaar,
  • puput arbòria simitarra,
  • czarnodudek większy,
  • Саблеклювый лесной удод,
  • ミナミカマハシ,
  • 弯嘴戴胜,
  • 彎嘴林戴勝,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude

Geographic range

Illustration

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