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The Blue-cheecked Bee-eater (Merops persicus) is a species of bird in the Meriopidae family, and is a vagrant to Britain

DescriptionEdit

This colourful bird is mostly green, though as it's name suggests, it does have blue cheeks. The neck is red (rusty-red in juvs), and there is a black eye-band. The tail has a projection, which is longer in the male.

Similar speciesEdit

Bee-eater

BehaviourEdit

DietEdit

Insects

CallsEdit

Similar to that of a Bee-eater

ReproductionEdit

5-6 eggs. Often nests in colonies with Bee-eaters. Eggs very similar.

Distribution/habitatEdit

Found in North Africa and Asia. Inhabits open countries.

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