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Blue-moustached Bee-eater
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Information
Range Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Coraciiformes
Family Meropidae
Genus Merops
Species Merops mentalis
Conservation Status
NTSpecies
Near Threatened

The Blue-moustached bee-eater (Merops mentalis), is a species of bee-eater in the Meropidae family. It is found in Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone.

The blue-moustached bee-eater is a rainforest bird usually found singly. It perches on a high branch in the canopy beside tracks and clearings and swoops down on small butterflies, honey bees and other insects before returning to its original perch.

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