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Blue-throated Bee-eater

Merops viridis

Description:

Very seldom we can see this bird in urban area, always found them in the higher land near jungle.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Elsa
Elsa 8 years ago
Blue-throated Bee-eater
Merops viridis Blue-throated Bee-eater


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6 Comments

Debbie Stewart
Debbie Stewart 8 years ago

Great series of photos to tell this story! I especially like photo 2

ShaumingLo
ShaumingLo 8 years ago

Thanks Elsa, Stian Waaler for the ID and MArtinl for you like.

MartinL
MartinL 8 years ago

that's neat, caught in the act

Stian Waaler
Stian Waaler 8 years ago

I think you're right Elsa, that this is a Blue-Throated ;)

Elsa
Elsa 8 years ago

It does resemble the chestnut-headed BE but because of the colouration of the throat I think this might be the Blue-Throated :)

Elsa
Elsa 8 years ago

Beautiful!

ShaumingLo
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Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia

Spotted on Feb 19, 2013
Submitted on Feb 20, 2013

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