A bird perched on a branch looking around.

A bird perched on a branch looking around.
Species: Rainbow Bee-eater   Merops ornatus
Author: Josep del Hoyo
Monday, September 1, 2014
Added to IBC: 23 Nov 2014 - 22:32
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Altitude (m): 
285 meters


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All of the 943 species known to occur are covered, including the extraordinarily high total of 456 endemics, as well as 5 introduced species, 2 species yet to be formally described and a separate appendix with 75 vagrants. Subspecies are listed also to give a comprehensive overview of the remarkable regional avifauna.


Josep del Hoyo, IBC1227027. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1227027.

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Josep del Hoyo, IBC1227027. Video of Rainbow Bee-eater Merops ornatus at Payahe Highlands, Indonesia. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1227027.

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