Northern Carmine Bee-eater

Merops nubicus - Guêpier écarlate

Guêpier écarlate
adult
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Coraciiformes

  • Family
    :

    Méropidés

  • Genus
    :

    Merops

  • Species
    :

    nubicus

Descriptor

Gmelin, JF, 1788

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 27 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 44 à 61 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Guêpier écarlate
adult
Guêpier écarlate
adult

Northern Carmine Bee-eater (Merops nubicus) is a species of bird in the Meropidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Guêpier écarlate,
  • Abejaruco carmesí norteño,
  • abelharuco-núbio,
  • Scharlachspint,
  • kármin gyurgyalag,
  • Noordelijke Karmijnrode Bijeneter,
  • Gruccione carminio settentrionale,
  • nordlig karminbiätare,
  • Karminbieter,
  • včelárik červený,
  • vlha núbijská,
  • Bee-eater Karminbiæder,
  • punamehiläissyöjä,
  • abellerol escarlata septentrional,
  • żołna szkarłatna,
  • rdeči čebelar,
  • Нубийская щурка,
  • キタベニハチクイ,
  • 红蜂虎,
  • 北方洋紅蜂虎,

Voice song and cries

Guêpier écarlate
immature

Habitat

Guêpier écarlate
adult

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level ; Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland

: Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha), Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha) ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Seasonally Flooded Agricultural Land

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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