Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Bee-eaters :: Blue-breasted Bee-eater
Blue-breasted Bee-eater Merops variegatus
Described by: Vieillot (1817)
Alternate common name(s): Ethiopian Bee-eater
Old scientific name(s): Mellitophagus variegatus
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RangeC. Africa. N. e. Africa;
(1) Se. Nigeria and c. Cameroon, s. Central African Republic, n. Zaire to Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, w. and c. Kenya and Tanzania(?).
(2) Gabon, Equatorial Guinea and Congo to Zaire and c. Angola.
(3) S. Zaire and Zambia.
(4) Se. Sudan, Ethiopia and Eritrea.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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