The Green Bee-eater – Merops orientalis, also known as the Little Green Bee-eater is a small Bee-eater of Type – sallyer of the Family Meropidae and the Order Coraciiformes. It is a resident species from the Sahel states of N Africa through the Middle East, and India to mainland SE Asia. In the AWB Region it is found across the South of the Sahel states, plus extreme S of Algeria, the Nile Valley of Egypt, S Levant, KSA, UAE, Oman, Yemen and the South coastal strip of Iran.
Type - sallyer - sandy hill/cliff faces to excavate nesting burrow, Resident Habitat - Sahel grasslands and open woodland, semi-deserts with trees, open country with bushes, Order..: Coraciiformes Family.: Meropidae Genus..: Merops Species - Merops orientalis Green Bee-eater - Species - ebird.org Green Bee-eater - Data Sheet - wikipedia.org Green Bee-eater - Species Sheet - avibase Green Bee-eater - Species Card - oiseaux-birds.com Green Bee-eater - Range and Calls - xeno-canto.org Additional Material... Green Bee-eater - Images - google.com Green Bee-eater - Video - youtube.com Green Bee-eater - Datazone - birdlife.org