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Bee-eaters

Order: Coraciiformes
Family: Meropidae

Species on page (4 species in one genus depicted - out of 27 in 3 genera)

+ White-fronted bee-eater (Merops bullockoides)
+ Little bee eater (Merops pusillus)
+ Swallow-tailed bee-eater (Merops hirundineus)
+ European bee-eater (Merops apiaster)
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White-fronted bee-eater
Merops bullockoides Botswana

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Little bee-eater

Merops pusillus
Tanzania
September 16, 2006

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Swallow-tailed bee-eater (Merops hirundineus)

Conspicuous camouflage

Bee-eater (Merops hirundineus)
Chobe River
Chobe, Botswana
February 19, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2
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European bee-eater (Merops apiaster)

Bee eater

European bee-eater (Merops apiaster)
Chobe, Botswana
February 20, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2
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Other Coraciiformes

+ Alcedines (Alcedinidae, Halcyonidae, Kingfishers)
+ Upupidae: Hoopoes
+ Momotidae: Motmots
+ Coraciidae: Rollers
+ Meropidae: Bee-eaters
+ Bucerotidae: Hornbills

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Created: March 31, 2013 (from roller.html page)
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