Green bee-eater

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Green bee-eater
ssp. orientalis
Scientific classification
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Aves
Order: Coraciiformes
Faimily: Meropidae
Genus: Merops
Species: M. orientalis
Binomial name
Merops orientalis
Latham, 1802

Merops viridis Neumann, 1910

The Green bee-eater (Merops orientalis) (whiles 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 Araibie an Aisie 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.

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  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. Cite has empty unkent parameter: |last-author-amp= (help)CS1 maint: uises authors parameter (link) CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  2. Fry, C.H. & Fry, K. (1992). Kingfishers, Bee-Eaters and Rollers. A Handbook. Princeton University Press. ISBN 0-7136-8028-8.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors leet (link)

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