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Blue-throated Bee-eater

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Blue-throated Bee-Eater (Merops viridis)

 

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Merops viridis Scientific name
Coraciiformes Order
Meropidae Family
30 cm Length
Tropical lowland moist forest, mangrove, dry shrubland, coastal sand dunes, rivers, streams, creeks, below 670 m, in:- [Island of Borneo:- Brunei] Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, [Indonesia:- Bangka, Java, Mentawai Archipelago, Mollucas, Nias, Riau Islands, Sumatra] Laos, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan (vagrant), Thailand, and Vietnam. Habitat
Altitude
Range
  Clutch
Flying insects which it hawks from a perch. wasps, bees and hornets form a large part of their diet. Food  
  Habits
1173 - TSN: 693112 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status


Blue-throated Bee-eater
Mike Nelson Menanggol tributary, Lower Kinabatangan River, Sabah, Borneo call XC150939 

AKA:- German: Malaienspint
English: Blue-throated Bee-eater, Blue-throated Bee-eater (nominate)
Spanish: Abejaruco de Garganta Azul
French: GuÍpier ŗ gorge bleue, GuÍpier ŗ gorge bleue (nominal), GuÍpier ŗ gorge bleue (nominale), GuÍpier ŗ gorge bleue (race nominale)
Italian: Gruccione testacastana orientale
Latin: Merops viridis, Merops viridis viridis
Slovak: včelŠrik modrohrdlż

Sub-species

Merops viridis
Merops viridis americanus
Merops viridis beludschicus
Merops viridis ceylonicus
Merops viridis cleopatra
Merops viridis cyanophrys
Merops viridis ferrugeiceps
Merops viridis flavoviridis
Merops viridis muscatensis
Merops viridis najdanus
Merops viridis viridis
Merops viridis viridissimus
Merops viridissimus

 

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