Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Bee-eaters :: Blue-headed Bee-eater

Blue-headed Bee-eater Merops muelleri

Described by: Cassin (1857)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): Meropiscus muelleri, Mellitophagus muelleri


Kakamega Forest, Kenya - Nov 10, 2007 © Brennan Mulrooney 
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W. to c. Africa;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) Sierra Leone, se. Guinea, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana and Nigeria to the Cameroon and is. in the Gulf of Guinea.
(2) S. Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Congo and n. Angola(?) e. to the s. Central African Republic, ne., e. and sc. 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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