Green bee-eater

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Green bee-eater
Green Bee-eater (Merops orientalis) in Tirunelveli.jpg
ssp. orientalis
Scienteefic clessification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Coraciiformes
Family: Meropidae
Genus: Merops
Species: M. orientalis
Binomial name
Merops orientalis
Latham, 1802
Synonyms

Merops viridis Neumann, 1910

The Green bee-eater (Merops orientalis) (sometimes little green bee-eater) is a near passerine bird in the bee-eater faimily. It is resident but prone tae saisonal movements an is foond widely distributit athort sub-Saharan Africae frae Senegal an The Gambie tae Ethiopie, the Nile valley, wastren Arabie an Asie through Indie tae Vietnam.[2] Thay are mainly insect eaters an thay are foond in grassland, thin scrub an forest eften quite far frae watter. Several regional plumage variations are kent an several subspecies hae been named.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. BirdLife International (2012). "Merops orientalis". IUCN Reid Leet o Threatened Species. Version 2012.1. Internaitional Union for Conservation o Naitur. Retrieved 16 Julie 2012. 
  2. Fry, C.H. & Fry, K. (1992). Kingfishers, Bee-Eaters and Rollers. A Handbook. Princeton University Press. ISBN 0-7136-8028-8. 

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