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swallow-tailed bee-eater (Merops hirundineus)
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swallow-tailed bee-eater (Merops hirundineus)

Merops chrysolaimus (Merops hirundineus chrysolaimus), Swallow-tailed Bee-eater
Title: Illustrations of ornithology
Year: 1826 (1820s)
Authors: Jardine, William, 1800-1874 Selby, Prideaux John, 1788-1867 Lear, Edward, 1812-1888, ill Mitford, R. C. W. (Reginald Colville William), b. 1839, ill Hewitt, Eleanor G., donor. DSI Hewitt, Sarah Cooper, donor. DSI Lenox Library, former owner. DSI Bailer Bros. (Firm), binder. DSI
Date 1826
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The swallow-tailed bee-eater (Merops hirundineus) is a near passerine bird in the bee-eater family Meropidae. It breeds in savannah woodlands of sub-Saharan Africa. It is partially migratory, moving in response to rainfall patterns.

Scientific Name: Merops hirundineus Lichtenstein, 1793
Common Names:
English – Swallow-tailed Bee-eater
French – Guêpier à queue d'hirondelle
French: Guêpier à queue d’aronde German: Schwalbenschwanzspint Spanish: Abejaruco golondrina
Taxonomy: Merops hirundineus A. A. H. Lichtenstein, 1793, Oranje River, South Africa.

Swallow-tailed bee-eater
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