Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Bee-eaters :: Blue-tailed Bee-eater
Blue-tailed Bee-eater Merops philippinus
Described by: Linnaeus (1766)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeHimalayas to se. Asia. Philippines. Sulawesi and c. Lesser Sundas. New Guinea and the Bismarck Archipelago;
(1) Pakistan, India and Sri Lanka e. through Nepal, Burma and Thailand to s. China then s. to Indochina, Malaya, Borneo and the Lesser Sundas.
(2) S. Sulawesi.
(3) N. and s. New Guinea from Lake Sentani to Collingwood Bay and from the Princess Marianne Straits to the Fly River, the Bismarck Archipelago (Long Is. and New Britain) and the Philippines.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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