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Boehm's Bee-eater

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Alternate name
Merops boehmi Scientific name 
Coraciiformes Order
Meropidae   Family   
23cm Length
Tropical lowland moist forest, dry savanna & shrubland, between 200 & 1,400m,  in:- Democratic Rep. of Congo, Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia & Zimbabwe. Habitat-Altitude-Range
Flying insects which it hawks from a perch. Food   Diet
1172 World Number
Least Concern Status

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Boehm's Bee-eater Call
(Merops boehmi)
Bram Piot XC37714
08-09-2009, Malawi

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