Scientific Name: Merops orientalis Common Name: Green Bee-eater Other Names: Banspati, Little Green Bee-eater, Patringa
Identifying Features: slender and long beak, pin-like central pair of long feathers, black necklace, reddish brown head and neck, green coloUr, small size
- They are known as slow starters in the morning and can be found bill tucked in their back even after the sunrise.
- These are also known for taking frequent dust-bath unlike other species of bee-eaters.
This image was clicked by Sudeshna Dey.
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