Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Bee-eaters :: Swallow-tailed Bee-eater
Swallow-tailed Bee-eater Merops hirundineus
Described by: Lichtenstein, A. A. H. (1793)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): Dicrocercus hirundineus
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RangeW. to c. Africa. S. tropical Africa;
(1) Senegambia, s. Mali, Burkina Faso, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, Cameroon, the Central African Republic and s. Chad.
(2) S. Sudan, ne. Zaire, w. Ethiopia and n. Uganda.
(3) S. Zaire to n. Tanzania, se. Kenya s. to c. Angola, Malawi and Mozambique.
(4) S. Angola, sw. Zambia, w. Zimbabwe, Namibia, Botswana and South Africa (Natal and Cape Province).
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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