Meropogon forsteni. The Purple-bearded Bee-eater is one...
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Image #cld08050371
SpeciesMeropogon forsteni
LocalityCentral Sulawesi, Indonesia
DescriptionThe Purple-bearded Bee-eater is one of the many endemic birds of Sulawesi. It often perches at the edges of clearings in hill forest, and swoops out quickly to catch passing insects. Like other Bee-eaters, this species nests in burrows on sandy banks. 
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