Sulawesi Bearded Bee Eater

The Purple-bearded Bee-eater is the only member of the genus Meropogon. Its scientific name commemorates Eltio Alegondas Forsten who collected in the East Indies between 1838 and his death.

The Sulawesi Bearded Bee Eater is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Nothing known about the Sulawesi Bearded Bee Eater

Order : Coraciiformes
Family : Meropidae
Genus : Meropogon
Species : forsteni
Authority : Bonaparte, 1850