Sometimes, it may give a shrill “tit-tit-tit”, or a loud ‘prrrit’. Bee-eater’s bill is moderately long, slightly downcurved, and sharply pointed. Stay connected to my blog and ask me as many questions as possible. Green Bee-eater is common or locally common throughout the large range. Porter, S. Christensen, P Schiermacker-Ansen C.Helm - ISBN: 0713670169, Wikipedia (Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia). Wingspan: 29-30 cm  Green bee-eater is social bird and seen in small groups. It breeds from March to June. It often nests alone or in small groups. Eye line is duller and paler. We can find several races (8 subspecies) which differ by throat, crown and nape colours. Juvenile lacks central tail feathers and is olive-gray with some yellow on throat. The male and female are not visibly distinguishable. Black bill is long and down-curved. Orange crown, yellow-orange throat with black patch. Like other bee-eaters, this species is a richly coloured, slender bird. Verditer flycatcher (Eumyias thalassinus), White-breasted Waterhen( Amaurornis phoenicurus ), Purple-rumped sunbird (Leptocoma zeylonica). Special Skill: A study showed that Little Green Bee-eaters are capable of putting themselves in the place of other animals. All have long down-turned bills and medium to long wings, which may … Sd : Grön dvärgbiätare, Aurélien Audevard OUESSANT DIGISCOPING, HANDBOOK OF THE BIRDS OF THE WORLD Vol 6 by  Josep del Hoyo-Andrew Elliott-Jordi Sargatal - Lynx Edicions, 2001 - ISBN: 848733430X, THE HANDBOOK OF BIRD IDENTIFICATION FOR EUROPE AND THE WESTERN PALEARCTIC by Mark Beaman, Steve Madge - C.Helm - ISBN: 0713639601, BIRDS OF THE MIDDLE EAST by R.F. The European bee-eater (Merops apiaster) is a near passerine bird in the bee-eater family, Meropidae.It breeds in southern Europe and in parts of north Africa and western Asia. Ital : Gruccione verde piccolo Green Bee-eater is found in W India, E Bangladesh, S Sri Lanka, Central Africa, S and E Asia. Rainbow Bee-eater: Small, green bee-eater with turquoise-blue back, rump, and vent. Orange crown, yellow-orange throat with black patch. Both male and female are similar. Both sexes incubate the eggs incubation is of around 14 days and chicks fledge in 3-4 weeks. Juvenile is duller. It is associated with freshwater habitat. Green Bee-eater nests in burrows, dug by both adults into flat ground or gentle slope in Africa, or often into low shore in Asia. Incubation lasts about 18 to 22 days, mainly by female. It may sometimes perch on cattle’s back or grazing antelope, and perform sallies close to the ground into vegetation for catching some insect. Male and female plumages are usually similar. REPRODUCTION: Black mask. Green Bee-eater frequents wooded areas with scattered trees and bushes, near streams and shores. PROTECTION / THREATS / STATUS: FLIGHT: A bird fast enough to drop to the ground to capture bees, insects in flight is the Green Bee-Eater. Russe : Зеленая щурка Photographing the Green Bee-Eater, characteristics, breeding and the necessary details: A richly vibrant, slender species of 9 inches with 2 inches elongated central tail is what the Green Bee-Eater appears to be. ”Shuichora” or “banshpati” is what they are referred to as in Bengali. Esp : Abejaruco Esmeralda The bee-eaters are a group of near passerine birds in the family Meropidae, containing three genera and twenty-seven species. The breeding season is from March to June. This species can be seen from sea-level up to 2000 metres of elevation. Green Bee-eater can be found generally on fence wires and electric wires sometimes on roadside bushes near Tapti Valley International School at Surat. Fairly long, black, rectangular tail with long, needle-like central tail feathers. Merops orientalis (Green Bee Eater) is a species of birds in the family bee-eaters. Breast is pale green and belly almost white. It is also found in arid areas with Acacia and date palms, dunes, close to cultivated areas and large gardens. Outside the night, this bird perches fairly low. They are characterised by richly coloured plumage, slender bodies, and usually elongated central tail feathers. Green Bee-Eater isn’t a shy bird.Thus, it turns out be approachable, allowing to get close enough until they sense any danger. They sleep in flocks at roosts, perched high in trees. It is about 20cm long with about 2 inches made up by the elongated central tail-feathers. These elongated tail feathers are absent in juveniles. The burrow is between one and two metres length, with a nest-chamber of about 15 cm at the end. Fairly long, slightly downcurved, and sharply pointed the answer and get back to you throat crown!: small, green Bee-eater utters a repeated, sweet trill “ triiie ” aplenty the... Group of near passerine birds in the family Meropidae, containing three genera twenty-seven. 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