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Alternate name
Merops muelleri Scientific name 
Coraciiformes Order
Meropidae   Family   
19cm Length
Tropical lowland moist forest, below 1,200 m in:- , Cameroon, Central African Republic, Cote d'Ivoire, Congo, Democratic Rep. of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, [Gulf of Guinea Islands:- Bioko] Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone. Habitat-Altitude-Range
Flying insects which it hawks from a perch. wasps, bees and hornets form a large part of their diet. Food   Diet
1161 World Number
Least Concern Status

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