Family MEROPIDAE

Family MEROPIDAE.
(Bee-EATERS.)
All Bee-eaters lay their eggs in chambers at the end of long burrows made by the birds themselves in banks of various kinds, generally of rivers, sometimes elsewhere ; all, also, lay eggs which are pure glossy white, very round, with a fine hard texture but not very thick shell. Moat also breed in colonies.

BookTitle: 
The Nidification Of Birds Of The Indian Empire
Reference: 
Baker, Edward Charles Stuart. The nidification of birds of the Indian Empire. Vol. 3. 1934.
Title in Book: 
Family MEROPIDAE
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
Year: 
1934
Page No: 
392
M_ID: 
9463
M_SN: 
Meropidae
Volume: 
vol. 3
Term name: 
id: 
14660

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