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Green Bee Eater

Merops orientalis

Description:

The Green Bee-eater (Merops orientalis) (sometimes Little Green Bee-eater) is a near passerine bird in the bee-eater family. It is resident but prone to seasonal movements and is found widely distributed across sub-Saharan Africa from Senegal and the Gambia to Ethiopia, the Nile valley, western Arabia and Asia through India to Vietnam.[2] They are mainly insect eaters and they are found in grassland, thin scrub and forest often quite far from water. Several regional plumage variations are known and several subspecies have been named. Contents

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1 Comment

ArturoOrtiz
ArturoOrtiz 6 years ago

Look a little bit like a motmot, beautiful bird.

PradeepSimon
Spotted by
PradeepSimon

Ernakulam, Kerala, India

Spotted on Dec 7, 2013
Submitted on Nov 13, 2013

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