Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Bee-eaters :: Little Bee-eater

Little Bee-eater Merops pusillus

Described by: Müller, Statius (1776)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): Melittophagus pusillus


near Entebbe, Uganda - Jan, 2006 © Tom Tarrant  Buffalo Springs, Kenya - Jun 10, 2009 © Glen Tepke  Masai Mara, Kenya - Jun 9, 2009 © Glen Tepke  Kruger National Park, South Africa - 2003 © Kees Bakker  Kenya - Jan, 2000 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi 
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W. to e. Africa and tropical s. Africa;
(1) Sw. Mauritania, Senegambia, Guinea-Bissau, s. Mali, Burkina Faso, s. Niger, Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, Congo, the Central African Republic and n. Zaire.
(2) Sudan and w. Ethiopia.
(3) Ethiopia and Eritrea to Somalia, Kenya and Tanzania.
(4) S. Zaire and Tanzania to Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, ne. Namibia and e. South Africa (Natal).
(5) Sw. Angola, sw. Zambia, n. and e. Botswana.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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