Blue-throated bee-eater

Merops viridis

The blue-throated bee-eater is a species of bird in the Meropidae family.
It is found in Brunei, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam.
Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical mangrove forests.

Subspecies ''M. v. americanus'' of The Philippines is sometimes considered a distinct species, the rufous-crowned bee-eater, ''M. americanus''.
Status: Least concern
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Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionChordata
ClassAves
OrderCoraciiformes
FamilyMeropidae
GenusMerops
SpeciesM. viridis
Photographed in
Malaysia