Southern Carmine Bee-eater

Merops nubicoides

ML69153


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Linda Macaulay
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eBird Checklist S23688104
in town at edge of town of Rundu
Okavango, Namibia
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Latitude and Longitude -18.0, 20.0 Map

Age and Sex
Age not specified, Sex not specified
Sounds
Call
Behaviors
Breeding
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Media notes

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. Other Behaviors: Establish Flock Contact. Habitat: Rural.

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Sennheiser MKH 60
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Archival Information

Cataloged
5 Feb 2001 by Annette Nadeau
Digitized
19 Sep 2002 by Sarah Benson-Amram
Edited

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