Red-throated Bee-eater

Merops bulocki - Guêpier à gorge rouge

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Coraciiformes

  • Family
    :

    Méropidés

  • Genus
    :

    Merops

  • Species
    :

    bulocki

Descriptor

Vieillot, 1817

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 22 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 20 à 30 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Guêpier à gorge rouge
adult
Guêpier à gorge rouge
adult

Red-throated Bee-eater (Merops bulocki) is a species of bird in the Meropidae family.

Subspecific information 2 subspecies

  • Merops bulocki bulocki (Senegal and Gambia to Central African Republic)
  • Merops bulocki frenatus (s Sudan and w Ethiopia to ne DRCongo and n Uganda)

Foreign names

  • Guêpier à gorge rouge,
  • Abejaruco gorjirrojo,
  • abelharuco-verde-e-vermelho,
  • Rotkehlspint,
  • vöröstorkú gyurgyalag,
  • Roodkeelbijeneter,
  • Gruccione golarossa,
  • rödstrupig biätare,
  • Rødstrupebieter,
  • včelárik zelenočelý,
  • vlha zelenočelá,
  • Rødstrubet Biæder,
  • rotkomehiläissyöjä,
  • abellerol gola-roig,
  • żołna czerwonogardła,
  • rdečegrli čebelar,
  • Красногорлая щурка,
  • アカノドハチクイ,
  • 赤喉蜂虎,
  • 赤喉蜂虎,

Voice song and cries

Guêpier à gorge rouge
adult plum. breeding

Habitat

Guêpier à gorge rouge
adult

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ; Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Moist ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Seasonal/Intermittent/Irregular Rivers/Streams/Creeks, Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha), Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha) ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland, Rural Gardens

Geographic range

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

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published: - Updated: 01-04-2016
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