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Blue-tailed Bee-eater Merops philippinus   - With prey
Blue-tailed Bee-eater
Photographer : © Viral Patel and Pankaj Maheria
Location :Balaram-Ambaji Wildlife Sanctuary, Banaskantha, Gujarat, India
Date : 12 June 2016
English synonyms:Green-headed Bee-eater, Brown-breasted Bee-eater
Bird Family :Meropidae - Bee-eaters
Bird Group :CORACIIFORMES
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :We observed two nesting pair of Blue-tailed Bee-eaters. We observed around 6 nesting pair of Blue-tailed Bee-eaters at same place in April to June 2015. In present year nesting place was changed. Blue-tailed Bee-eaters feeding the chicks when we visited the place. - VP & PM