Yellow-billed Oxpecker

Buphagus africanus - Piqueboeuf à bec jaune

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Buphagidés

  • Genus
    :

    Buphagus

  • Species
    :

    africanus

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1766

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 20 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 57 à 71 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Yellow-billed Oxpecker (Buphagus africanus) is a species of bird in the Buphagidae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Buphagus africanus africanus (Mauritania and Senegal to nw Ethiopia south to ne South Africa)
  • Buphagus africanus langi (Gabon, Congo, DRCongo and w Angola)

Foreign names

  • Piqueboeuf à bec jaune,
  • Picabueyes piquigualdo,
  • Pica-bois-de-bico-amarelo,
  • Gelbschnabel-Madenhacker,
  • sárgacsőrű nyűvágó,
  • Geelsnavelossepikker,
  • Bufaga beccogiallo,
  • Gulnäbbad oxhackare,
  • Gulnebboksehakker,
  • kľuváč žltozobý,
  • klubák žlutozobý,
  • Gulnæbbet Oksehakker,
  • isoloisnokkeli,
  • Geelbekrenostervoël,
  • búfag de bec groc,
  • bąkojad żółtodzioby,
  • Желтоклювый буйволовый скворец,
  • キバシウシツツキ,
  • 黄嘴牛椋鸟,
  • 黃嘴牛椋鳥,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ; Savanna : Dry ; Wetlands (inland) : Shrub Dominated Wetlands

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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