Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Bee-eaters :: White-throated Bee-eater
White-throated Bee-eater Merops albicollis
Described by: Vieillot (1817)
Alternate common name(s): Black-crowned Bee-eater
Old scientific name(s): Aerops albicollis
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RangeSahael zone of Africa and sw. Arabia;
N. Senegambia, Mauritania, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Chad, Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia, Yemen, Kenya and possibly Uganda. Occurs from s. Mauritania, s. Mali, Sendgambia, Burkina Faso, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, s. Niger, Nigeria, Cameroon, Central African Republic, c. Chad, c. Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia and sw. Arabia (Yemen) s. in Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Congo, Cabinda, Zaire, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and n. Tanzania.
Winters in the rain forests of West Africa.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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