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Green Bee-eater Alternate name
Merops orientalis Scientific name 
Coraciiformes Order
Meropidae Family   
21cm                Length
Dry savanna, shrubland, hot desert, agricultural land, often near water, up to 2,500 m in:- Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bahrain, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cambodia, Central African Republic, Chad, China, Cote d'Ivoire, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, India, Israel, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Laos, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Myanmar, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Uganda, Vietnam & Yemen. Habitat-Altitude-Range
3-5 White eggs care by both parents and other helpers. Clutch  
Flying insects which it hawks from a perch. Food   Diet
1171 World Number

Least concern



 Little Green Bee-eater song
(Merops orientalis)
David Farrow XC37509
22-12-2003, Myanmar

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