Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Bee-eaters :: Green Bee-eater

Green Bee-eater Merops orientalis

Described by: Latham (1801)
Alternate common name(s): Little Green Bee-eater, African Little Green Bee-eater, Arabian Little Green Bee-eater, Asian Little Green Bee-eater
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors

Photographs

Yala National Park, Sri Lanka - Apr 28, 2002 © Dave Behrens  Yala National Park, Sri Lanka - Dec, 2002 © Dave Behrens  Yala National Park, Sri Lanka - Dec, 2002 © Dave Behrens  Eilat, Israel - Mar, 2001 © Alain Fossť  Eilat, Israel - Mar, 2001 © Alain Fossť 
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Range

Sahel zone of Africa. Nile River valley. Near East and Arabia. Iran to se. Asia;
Three fragmented populations;
(1) Sw. Mauritania, Senegambia, s. Mali, Burkina Faso, s. Niger (Air), Ivory Coast, Benin, n. Nigeria, n. Cameroon, s. Chad, n. Central African Republic, s. Sudan and Uganda to nw. Ethiopia and Eritrea.
(2) Ne. Chad (Ennedi) e. to the Red Sea coast of Sudan.
(3) Egypt (Nile Valley) s. to n. Sudan.
(4) S. Israel s. along the w. and s. coast of Arabia.
(5) C. Saudi Arabia and e. Arabia (Oman).
(6) S. Iraq, s. Iran, Pakistan and nw. India (Rajasthan).
(7) W. India (Rann of Kachchh) e. to Bangladesh and s. to Sri Lanka.
(8) Ne. India (e. Assam), sc. China (Yunnan), Burma and Thailand to Vietnam.

Videos

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Sounds

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References

Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.

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