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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Phasianidae — the Congo peafowl.


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  • Birds include cattle egret Bubulcus ibis, black stork Ciconia nigra (migrant), yellow-billed stork Mycteria ibis, the African grey parrot Psittacus erythacus, a popular species for sale, and the endemic Congo peafowl Afropavo congensis.

    Salonga National Park, Democratic Republic of Congo

  • New Information about the Presence of the Congo Peafowl (Afropavo congensis).

    Central Congolian lowland forests

  • These are the Congo peacock (Afropavo congensis, VU) and the yellow-legged malimbe (Malimbus flavipes).

    Central Congolian lowland forests

  • Endemic species include the okapi (Okapia johnstoni), aquatic genet (Osbornictis piscivora), and the Congo peacock (Afropavo congensis).

    Northeastern Congolian lowland forests

  • Distribution and conservation status of Congo peafowl Afropavo congensis in eastern Zaire.

    Northeastern Congolian lowland forests

  • Near-endemic species include Nahan's francolin (Francolinus nahani, EN), Ituri batis (Batis ituriensis), Turner's eremomela (Eremomela turneri, EN), Congo peacock (Afropavo congensis, VU), Sassi's greenbul (Phyllastrephus lorenzi), Bedford's paradise-flycatcher (Terpsiphone bedfordi), and on the eastern margins with the Albertine Rift Chapin's mountain-babbler (Kupeornis chapini).

    Northeastern Congolian lowland forests

  • Among these are the Ruwenzori tauraco Musophaga johnstoni, Sassi's olive greenbul Phyllastrephus lorenzi, Bedford's paradise flycatcher Terpsiphone bedfordi, Lioptilis chapini, Grauer's green broadbill Pseudocalyptomina graueri (VU), Rockefeller's sunbird Nectarinia rockefelleri (VU), Grauer's warbler Bradypterus graueri (VU) and Shelley's crimsonwing Cryptospiza shelleyi (VU; also the Congo peacock Afropavo congensis.

    Kahuzi-Biéga National Park, Democratic Republic of Congo


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