Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Bee-eaters :: Cinnamon-chested Bee-eater

Cinnamon-chested Bee-eater Merops oreobates

Described by: Sharpe (1892)
Alternate common name(s): Cinnamon-breasted Bee-eater
Old scientific name(s): Mellitophagus oreobates


Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, Uganda - Jan, 2006 © Tom Tarrant  Kenya - Jul, 2000 © Allen Chartier 
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E. Africa;
Fragmented distribution;
E. Zaire, Uganda, se. Sudan and sc. Ethiopia s. to Rwanda, Burundi, c. Tanzania, w., c. and se. Kenya. Central African Republic(?).


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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