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Olive Bee-eater

Merops superciliosus Linnaeus, C 1766

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Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
Olive Bee-eater - Merops superciliosus Patrik Åberg 2015-11-06 Anakao Ocean Lodge, Toliara (Madagascar) (10 m) call, flight call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

294614
xeno-canto.org
Olive Bee-eater - Merops superciliosus Patrik Åberg 2015-11-06 Anakao Ocean Lodge, Toliara (Madagascar) (10 m) flight call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

294616
xeno-canto.org
Olive Bee-eater - Merops superciliosus Ken Behrens 2020-12-20 Ampijoroa Station, Ankarafonsika NP, Mahajanga Prov., Mahajanga (Madagascar) (70 m) adult, bill snaps, call, sex uncertain -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

624017
xeno-canto.org
Olive Bee-eater - Merops superciliosus Brian Cox 2012-09-02 East part of Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kasese (Uganda) (950 m) flight call -

small flock of bee-eaters flying over. ID 95% certain. Flight calls of individual birds with 2nd bird calling in background.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

113267
xeno-canto.org
Olive Bee-eater - Merops superciliosus Ken Behrens 2020-12-20 Ampijoroa Station, Ankarafonsika NP, Mahajanga Prov., Mahajanga (Madagascar) (70 m) adult, bill snaps, call, sex uncertain -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

624018
xeno-canto.org
Olive Bee-eater - Merops superciliosus Peter Boesman 2022-06-24 Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kanungu (Uganda) call -

Several birds perched and in flight.

739815
xeno-canto.org
Olive Bee-eater - Merops superciliosus Albert Lastukhin 2013-01-19 Toliara II, Toliara, Toliara (Madagascar) (110 m) flight call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

124567
xeno-canto.org
Olive Bee-eater - Merops superciliosus Rolf A. de By 2011-11-02 Awash NP, Oromia, Afar (Ethiopia) (1000 m) call, flight call -

A small flock of four.

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

410591
xeno-canto.org
Olive Bee-eater - Merops superciliosus Mike Nelson 2013-11-09 Isalo National Park, near Hotel du Jardin, Fianarantsoa (Madagascar) (800 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

162368
xeno-canto.org
Olive Bee-eater - Merops superciliosus Albert Lastukhin 2013-01-15 Ihosy, Fianarantsoa, Fianarantsoa (Madagascar) (800 m) alarm call, begging call, call, female, flight call, juvenile, male, song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

124157
xeno-canto.org
Madagascar Bee-eater - Merops superciliosus superciliosus P. C. Rasmussen 23 Jun 2009 Ethiopia: Afar Region; Awash National Park, campsite along river (8.85, 40.0) , Ethiopia (Ethiopia) (950 m) calls - quality: good 4553
avocet.zoology.msu.edu
Madagascar Bee-eater - Merops superciliosus Pamela C. Rasmussen 15 May 2011 Tanzania: Pemba; Kigomasha Beach (-4.897, 39.678) , Tanzania (Tanzania) (5 m) calls - quality: good 13026
avocet.zoology.msu.edu
Olive Bee-eater - Merops superciliosus Bernard BOUSQUET 2015-11-18 Antsalova, Mahajanga, Mahajanga (Madagascar) (100 m) flight call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

295336
xeno-canto.org
Olive Bee-eater - Merops superciliosus Ken Behrens 2020-08-24 Antsiranana Urban, Antsiranana Province, Antsiranana (Madagascar) (5 m) adult, call, sex uncertain -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

591667
xeno-canto.org
Olive Bee-eater - Merops superciliosus Patrik Åberg 2015-11-06 Anakao Ocean Lodge, Toliara (Madagascar) (10 m) call, flight call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

294615
xeno-canto.org
Madagascar Bee-eater - Merops superciliosus superciliosus Charles Hesse 05-11-10 Roadside pools S of Ifaty, Toliara Prov., Toliara (Madagascar) (50 m) Calls (B) - 77762
xeno-canto.org
Olive Bee-eater - Merops superciliosus Bernard BOUSQUET 2015-11-18 Antsalova, Mahajanga, Mahajanga (Madagascar) (100 m) flight call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

295337
xeno-canto.org
Olive Bee-eater - Merops superciliosus Peter Boesman 2016-09-13 Mutinondo Wilderness area, Northern Province, Northern (pre-2011) (Zambia) call - [sono] 339280
xeno-canto.org
Olive Bee-eater - Merops superciliosus Mike Nelson 2013-11-09 Isalo National Park, near Hotel du Jardin, Fianarantsoa (Madagascar) (800 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

162370
xeno-canto.org
Olive Bee-eater - Merops superciliosus superciliosus isaac kilusu 2021-05-05 Mandegee farm, oloitoktok, Kajiado (Kenya) (1500 m) adult, call, sex uncertain -

a group of 8 birds seen perched on a dry branch in open cultivations

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

645591
xeno-canto.org
Olive Bee-eater - Merops superciliosus Patrik Åberg 2015-11-06 Anakao Ocean Lodge, Toliara (Madagascar) (10 m) flight call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

294612
xeno-canto.org
Olive Bee-eater - Merops superciliosus Patrik Åberg 2015-11-06 Anakao Ocean Lodge, Toliara (Madagascar) (10 m) call, flight call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

294613
xeno-canto.org
Olive Bee-eater - Merops superciliosus Peter Boesman 2016-09-14 Mutinondo Wilderness area, Northern Province, Northern (pre-2011) (Zambia) call - [sono] 339282
xeno-canto.org
Olive Bee-eater - Merops superciliosus Albert Lastukhin 2013-01-09 Fianarantsoa II, Fianarantsoa, Fianarantsoa (Madagascar) (1200 m) female, flight call, juvenile, male -

The bird flew into the mountains and screamed. I photographed them.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

123725
xeno-canto.org
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