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Blue-breasted Bee-eater

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Alternate name
Merops variegatus Scientific name 
Coraciiformes Order
Meropidae   Family   
18cm Length
Forest, shrub, bogs, marshes and grassland, often near water, between 1,000 - 3,200 m, in:-Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Rep. of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia. Habitat-Altitude-Range
Flying insects which it hawks from a perch. Food   Diet
1165 World Number
Least Concern Status

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