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Chestnut-headed Bee-eater

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  Alternate name
Merops leschenaulti Scientific name 
Coraciiformes Order
Meropidae   Family   
21cm Length
Tropical lowland moist forest, dry forest, shrubland, plantations, gardens, often near water, in:- ] Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, [India:- Andaman]  [Indonesia:- Bali, Java & SumatraLaos Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand & Vietnam Habitat-Altitude-Range
Flying insects which it hawks from a perch. wasps, bees and hornets form a large part of their diet. Food   Diet
1179 World Number
Least Concern Status


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(Merops leschenaulti)
Mathias Ritschard XC21882
05-01-2006, India

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