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Actual Scientific name : French name English name
Phoeniculus bollei jacksoni Moqueur à tête claire  White-headed Wood-hoopoe 
Phoeniculus cyanomelas shalowi Moqueur à cimeterre noir  Common Scimitarbill 
Phoeniculus purpureus marwitzi Moqueur  Green (Redbilled) Wood-hoopoe 
Scoptelus aterrimus anchietae Petit moqueur noir  Black Scimitar-bill 

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