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

Chestnut-headed Bee-eater Merops leschenaulti

Described by: Vieillot (1817)
Alternate common name(s): Bay-headed Bee-eater
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Location unknown - Mar, 2004 © Dave Behrens  Malaysia - Oct, 2002 © Harold Stiver  Masinagudi, Tamil Nadu, India - Mar 5, 2005 © Yathin Krishnappa 
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S. India and Sri Lanka. Himalayas to se. Asia. E. Sumatra and Java.
Three major popultions;
(1) W. India and sw. Chine s. to Malaysia (Sumatra and Java) and Indochina.
(2) Java and Bali.
(3) S. Andaman Is.


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


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