Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Bee-eaters :: Black Bee-eater
Black Bee-eater Merops gularis
Described by: Shaw (1798)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): Melittophagus gularis, Meropiscus gularis
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RangeW. to c. Africa;
Three main populations;
(1) Sierra Leone, se. Guinea, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana and Niger River in Nigeria.
(2) S. Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon and nw. Angola(?) e. to the Congo, s. Central African Republic, n. and ne. s. to sw. Zaire. Uganda and w. Kenya?
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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