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
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RangeW. 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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