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Merops orientalis cleopatra (green bee-eater), Merops viridis (blue-throated bee-eater)
Subject: Merops orientalis cleopatra (green bee-eater), Merops viridis (blue-throated bee-eater)
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A handbook to the birds of Egypt (Plate VII) (6871345962) - Merops orientalis cleopatra (green bee-eater), Merops viridis (blue-throated bee-eater).jpg
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Merops orientalis cleopatra (green bee-eater), Merops viridis (blue-throated bee-eater)


Description
Plate VI
1. MEROPS AEGVPTIUS = = Merops orientalis cleopatra (Green Bee-eater)
2. MEROPS VIRIDIS.
Date 1872
Source http://www.flickr.com/photos/biodivlibrary/6871345962
Author Shelley, G. E.
Full title A handbook to the birds of Egypt, by G.E. Shelley.
Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:A_handbook_to_the_birds_of_Egypt_(Plate_VII)_(6871345962).jpg

The green bee-eater (Merops orientalis) (sometimes little green bee-eater) is a near passerine bird in the bee-eater family. Merops orientalis cleopatra is found from from the Nile Valley to northern Sudan.

The blue-throated bee-eater (Merops viridis) is a species of bird in the family Meropidae. 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.

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Scientific Name: Merops orientalis Latham, 1802
Common Names: Asian Green Bee-eater, Guêpier d'Orient, Green Bee-eater (when lumped with M. viridissimus and M. cyanophrys), Little Green Bee-eater
French: Guêpier d’Orient German: Asiensmaragdspint Spanish: Abejaruco esmeralda oriental
Taxonomy: Merops orientalis Latham, 1801, Mahratta, India.

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