Blue-moustached Bee-eater Merops mentalis

Family: Meropidae (Bee-eaters)

Authority: Cabanis, 1889

Red List Category

Criteria: A3c+4c

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Near Threatened on the basis that it is inferred to be undergoing a moderately rapid population decline owing to on-going habitat loss.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 1,030,000 km2

Country endemic: no

Realm - Afrotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Merops mentalis. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/blue-moustached-bee-eater-merops-mentalis on 01/03/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 01/03/2024.