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Green Bee-eater
Merops orientalis
Blue-cheeked Bee-eater
Merops persicus
  Pallas, 1773
Olive Bee-eater
Merops superciliosus
IOC 9.1
 

Blue-cheeked Bee-eater
Merops persicus chrysocercus
Faraba Banta, Gambia - 2019-03-01
© Mikael Rosén
 




















Field guides

Plate/page: 66

Ayé, R., Schweizer, M. and Roth, T.
Birds of Central Asia

Plate/page: 116

Stevenson, T. and Fanshawe, J.
The Birds of East Africa: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi

Plate/page: 83

Nik Borrow and Ron Demey
Birds of Senegal and the Gambia

Plate/page: 98

Porter, R. and Aspinall, S.
Birds of the Middle East

Plate/page: 29.3

Barlow, C. and Washer, T.
A Field Guide to Birds of The Gambia and Senegal

Plate/page: 29.3

Barlow, C. and Washer, T.
A Field Guide to Birds of The Gambia and Senegal

Plate/page: 260

Sinclair, I.
Sasol Birds of Southern Africa

Plate/page: 115

Hawkins, F., Safford, R. and Skerett, A.
Birds of Madagascar and the Indian Ocean Islands

Plate/page: 242

Grimmett, R., Inskipp, C. and Inskipp, T.
Birds of the Indian Subcontinent

Plate/page: 168

Borrow, N. and Demey, R.
Birds of Ghana

Plate/page: 107

Redman, N., Stevenson, T. and Fanshawe, J.
Birds of the Horn of Africa

Plate/page: 241

Svensson, L.
Collins Bird Guide to the Birds of Europe

Plate/page: 121

Sinclair, Ian and Langrand, Olivier
Birds of the Indian Ocean Islands

Plate/page: 284

Sinclair, I. and Ryan, P.
Birds of Africa south of the Sahara. First edition.

Plate/page: 68

Borrow, N. and Demey, R.
Birds of Western Africa

Plate/page: 22

Grimmett, R., Inskipp, C. and Inskipp, T.
Pocket Guide to the Birds of the Indian Subcontinent

Plate/page: 124

Porter, R.F, Christensen, S. and Schiermacker-Hansen, P.
Birds of The Middle East

Plate/page: 208

Eduardo Garcia-Del-Rey
Field Guide to the Birds of Macaronesia: Azores, Madeira, Canary Islands, Cape Verde


References

  • Merops persicus: Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2018. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2018.
  • Merops persicus: Gill, F and D Donsker (Eds). 2019. IOC World Bird List (v 9.1). http://www.worldbirdnames.org/
  • Barlow, C. and Washer, T.: A Field Guide to Birds of The Gambia and Senegal; Yale University Press, January 21, 1998; ISBN:0-300-07454-9
  • Svensson, L.: Collins Bird Guide to the Birds of Europe; Princeton University Press, 2009; ISBN:0-007-26814-9
  • Sinclair, Ian and Langrand, Olivier: Birds of the Indian Ocean Islands; New Holland Publishers, 2003 (New edition); ISBN:1-868-72956-7
  • Grimmett, R., Inskipp, C. and Inskipp, T.: Pocket Guide to the Birds of the Indian Subcontinent; Oxford University Press, 1999; ISBN:0-1956-5155-3
  • Sinclair, I.: Sasol Birds of Southern Africa; Struik, 4:e edition. 2011; ISBN:1-770-07925-4
  • Grimmett, R., Inskipp, C. and Inskipp, T.: Birds of the Indian Subcontinent; Christopher Helm, 2011; ISBN:1-408-12763-6
  • Borrow, N. and Demey, R.: Birds of Ghana; Christopher Helm, 2010; ISBN:1-408-12279-0
  • Borrow, N. and Demey, R.: Birds of Western Africa; Helm Field Guides, 2001; ISBN:0-713-63959-8
  • Stevenson, T. and Fanshawe, J.: The Birds of East Africa: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi; T. & A. D. Poyser, London, October 2001; ISBN:0-85661-079-8
  • Porter, R.F, Christensen, S. and Schiermacker-Hansen, P.: Birds of The Middle East; Princeton University Press, 1996; ISBN:0-691-12104-4
  • Ayé, R., Schweizer, M. and Roth, T.: Birds of Central Asia; Helm Field Guides, October 2012; ISBN:0-713-67038-X
  • Redman, N., Stevenson, T. and Fanshawe, J. : Birds of the Horn of Africa; Helm Field Guides, 2009; ISBN:1-408-157357
  • Porter, R. and Aspinall, S.: Birds of the Middle East; Helm Field Guides, July 2012; ISBN:0-713-67602-7
  • Sinclair, I. and Ryan, P.: Birds of Africa south of the Sahara. First edition.; Struik, 2003; ISBN:1-868-72857-9
  • Nik Borrow and Ron Demey: Birds of Senegal and the Gambia; Helm Field Guides, Mar 1, 2012; ISBN:1408134691
  • Eduardo Garcia-Del-Rey: Field Guide to the Birds of Macaronesia: Azores, Madeira, Canary Islands, Cape Verde; Lynx Edicions, 1 May 2011; ISBN:8-496-55371-X
  • Hawkins, F., Safford, R. and Skerett, A. : Birds of Madagascar and the Indian Ocean Islands; Christopher Helm, 2015; ISBN:1-472-92409-6
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    Scientific Classification
    Kingdom Animals
    Animalia
    Phylum Chordates
    Chordata
    Class Birds
    Aves
    Order Kingfishers, Bee-Eaters, Rollers
    Coraciiformes
    Family Bee-eaters
    Meropidae
    Genus Merops
    Species Blue-cheeked Bee-eater
    persicus
    Pallas, 1773

      persicus Pallas, 1773
    : Breeding: Egypt and the Middle East to Kazakhstan and w India Non-breeding: to e Africa
      chrysocercus Cabanis & Heine, 1860
    : Breeding: nw Africa Non-breeding: to w Africa
    Distribution
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    EU: Breeding: sw, nw AF Non-breeding: AF
    Conservation Status
     LC  IUCN Red List 2015
    BirdLife Species Factsheet
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