Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Bee-eaters :: Blue-throated Bee-eater

Blue-throated Bee-eater Merops viridis

Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): Chestnut-headed Bee-eater
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Subic Bay, Luzon, Philippines - Mar, 2007 © Mark Harper  Segari Melintang Forest Reserve, Perak, Malaysia - Apr, 2004 © Tan Chin Tong  Singapore Botanic Gardens, Singapore - 2003 © Paul Huang 
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Se. China to se. Asia, the Greater Sundas and the Philippines;
Four major populations;
(1) Se. China s. through Thailand and Indochina to the Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Java and Borneo.
(2) Philippines.


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


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