Tuesday, 9 September 2014

Order - Coraciiformes
Family - Meropidae (Bee-eaters)
Blue-throated Bee-eater
Merops viridis
蓝喉蜂虎
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    Taxonomy update for 2012
The Philippine subspecies americanus of Blue-throated Bee-eater (Merops viridis) is elevated to species rank. :
- Blue-throated Bee-eater (Merops viridis)
- Rufous-crowned Bee-eater (Merops americanus)

    Size : 21 cm (with streamers, up to 9 cm more); 34–41 g

    (LC : Least Concern)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Monotypic. (Linnaeus, 1758, Java)
    – SE China (including Hainan), S Thailand and Indochina (except much of Laos) S to Sumatra, Java, Borneo and N Natuna Is.

Date : 15 September 2018
Location : Sepilok Rainforest Discovery Centre (RDC), Bahagian Sandakan, Sabah

Date : 12 July 2016
Location : Kampung Sungai Lubuk, Mukim Trong, 
Daerah Larut, Matang & Selama, Perak

Date : 12 July 2016
Location : Kampung Sungai Lubuk, Mukim Trong, 
Daerah Larut, Matang & Selama, Perak

Date : 20 April 2014
Location : Pantai Teluk Batik, Lumut, Daerah Manjung, Perak

Date : 20 April 2014
Location : Pantai Teluk Batik, Lumut, Daerah Manjung, Perak

Date : 20 April 2014
Location : Pantai Teluk Batik, Lumut, Daerah Manjung, Perak

Date : 20 April 2014
Location : Pantai Teluk Batik, Lumut, Daerah Manjung, Perak

Date : 20 April 2014
Location : Pantai Teluk Batik, Lumut, Daerah Manjung, Perak

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