Red-throated Wryneck

Jynx ruficollis - Torcol à gorge rousse

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Piciformes

  • Family
    :

    Picidés

  • Genus
    :

    Jynx

  • Species
    :

    ruficollis

Descriptor

Wagler, 1830

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 19 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 46 à 59 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Red-throated Wryneck (Jynx ruficollis) is a species of bird in the Picidae family.

Subspecific information 3 Subspecies

  • Jynx ruficollis pulchricollis (Cameroon to s Sudan and nw Uganda)
  • Jynx ruficollis aequatorialis (Ethiopia)
  • Jynx ruficollis ruficollis (Gabon and Angola to s Sudan, e Uganda and e South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Torcol à gorge rousse,
  • Torcecuello Africano,
  • Torcicolo-de-garganta-castanha,
  • Rotkehl-Wendehals,
  • vörhenyestorkú nyaktekercs,
  • Afrikaanse Draaihals,
  • Torcicollo collorossiccio,
  • Rödbröstad göktyta,
  • Rustvendehals,
  • krutohlav africký,
  • krutihlav rezavokrký,
  • Rødstrubet Vendehals,
  • afrikankäenpiika,
  • Draaihals,
  • colltort gola-roig,
  • krętogłów afrykański,
  • Красногорлая вертишейка,
  • ムネアカアリスイ,
  • 红胸蚁鴷,
  • 褐頸蟻鴷,

Voice song and cries

Torcol à gorge rousse
adult

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Plantations, Rural Gardens, Urban Areas

Geographic range

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