Böhm's bee-eater

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Böhm's bee-eater
Merops boehmi (atamari).jpg
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Coraciiformes
Family: Meropidae
Genus: Merops
Species: M. boehmi
Binomial name
Merops boehmi
Reichenow, 1882

Böhm's bee-eater (Merops boehmi) is a species of bird in the Meropidae family. It is found in Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, and Zambia.

The name of this bird commemorates the German zoologist Richard Böhm.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Merops boehmi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael (2003). Whose Bird? Men and Women Commemorated in the Common Names of Birds. London: Christopher Helm. p. 58.