Blue-tailed Bee-eater – Natural Bird Sound

Blue-tailed Bee-eater – Natural Bird Sound

The blue-tailed bee-eater is a near passerine bird in the bee-eater family Meropidae.

Body length 29 cm. Iris red. Mouth long and pointed, slightly curved, black. Feet dark brown.

The eyeliner is black, the lower edge and eyebrow lines are light blue-green, the top of the head to the back is yellow-green, the wings are blue-green.

The waist and tail coverts are bright blue, and the two central tail feathers are slender.

The chin and upper throat are yellow, the lower throat and upper chest are chestnut, the lower chest and upper abdomen are yellow-green, and the lower abdomen to the lower tail coverts are light blue.

Females are similar to males, but have shorter bills and two central tail feathers.

Tropical Asia, including India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, China, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Taiwan.

Video Source: 栗喉蜂虎/Blue-tailed Bee-eater from Chuenguey Hwang on Youtube  CC BY

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