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Alternate name
Merops bullockoides Scientific name 
Coraciiformes Order
Meropidae Family   
22 - 24cm Length
Tropical lowland forest, dry shrubland and grassland, pastureland often near water, in:- Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Congo, Democratic Rep. of Congo, Gabon, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia & Zimbabwe. Habitat-Altitude-Range
2 - 5 White eggs, incubation 20 days fledge in 28 days. Clutch  
Flying insects, mainly butterflies, which it hawks from a perch.  Food   Diet
Solitary or in small groups. Habits
1163 World Number

Least Concern



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