Bee-eaters (Meropidae)

Somali Bee-eater (Merops revoilii) - HBW 6, p. 333

French: Guêpier de Revoil German: Somalispint Spanish: Abejaruco Somalí

Taxonomy: Merops Revoilii Oustalet, 1882, Somalia.
Affinities within Merops by no means certain, but some evidence that it is closest to the M. bulocki/M. bullockoides superspecies. Possibly a close relative of M. albicollis. Monotypic.

Distribution: Somalia, SE Ethiopia and N & E Kenya.

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