Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Bee-eaters :: Northern Carmine Bee-eater

Northern Carmine Bee-eater Merops nubicus

Described by: Gmelin (1788)
Alternate common name(s): Carmine Bee-eater, Nubian Bee-eater
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda - Dec, 2005 © Tom Tarrant  Senegal - Feb, 2001 © Jean-Philippe Paris  Senegal - Feb, 2001 © Jean-Philippe Paris  Ethiopia - Feb, 2008 © Nancy Bell 
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N. subsaharan Africa;
Senegambia, Mauritania, s. Mali, Burkina Faso, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, s. Niger, s. Chad, s. Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, s. Somalia s. to sw. Cameroon, Central African Republic, ne. Zaire, Uganda, Kenya and ne. Tanzania.


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


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