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Southern Carmine Bee-eater -- Merops nubicoides More
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100%

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Natural
 

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establish flock contact

 

 

Linda R Macaulay
20 Mar 1993 at 10:45

    Geography
  • Namibia
    Okavango
    Locality
  • in town at edge of town of Rundu
    Latitude/Longitude
  • -18.0   20.0
    Habitats
  • Rural
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  • SONY TC-D5 PRO II
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NOTES: (No. of Animals/Sex: 6 Unknown age - juvenile(s), male(s), female(s), unknown sex. Species Sound: Frequent. General Climate: Arid;. Gen. Hab: Rural town edge. Cov. Density: Open. Filtering: 140.) 6 birds right above me, 15 ft. high on telephone wires (total of 15 along the wire, adults and juveniles.)

The recordist notes that this species has been split and is now Merops nubicoides. This agrees with Peters (1945) and the geographic location of the recording. Merops nubicoides is the Southern Carmine Bee-eater. 16 Sept. 2002 -SBA

ML: Subject changed from Merops nubicus to M. nubicoides to reflect current taxonomy. -Matt Medler, 4 June 2015.

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