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 Purple-bearded Bee-eater

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Alternate name
Meropogon forsteni  Scientific name
Coraciiformes Order
Meropidae   Family   
31-32 cm Length
Tropical moist forest, up to 1,850 m, in:- [Indonesia:- Sulawesi] Habitat-Altitude-Range
White eggs, they nest in a tunnel in a bank. Clutch  
Flying insects which it hawks from a perch. wasps, bees and hornets form a large part of their diet. Food   Diet
1159 World Number
Least Concern Status

Photo by Pete Morris all rights reserved (Birdquest)

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