Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Bee-eaters :: Blue-cheeked Bee-eater
Blue-cheeked Bee-eater Merops persicus
Described by: Pallas (1773)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeNe. Africa. Near East through sc. Asia to nw. India;
Two widely separated populations;
(1) Sudan and Djibouti and ne. Egypt through the Near and Middle East (Israel and n. Arabia) to s. Russia s. to Pakistan and nw. India.
Migrates to nw. India and Africa.
(2) North Africa in s. Morocco, n. Algeria, Tunisia and w. Libya. Irregually in Mauritania, Mali, Senegambia, Nigeria and Lake Chad Basin; and s. of the Sahara to n. South Africa.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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