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Green Bee-eater Merops orientalis orientalis   - With prey
Green Bee-eater
Photographer : © Malay Mandal
Location :Purbasthali, Burdwan District, West Bengal, India
Date : 17 January 2016
English synonyms:Small Bee-eater, Little Green Bee-eater, Small Green Bee-eater, Ceylon Green Bee-eater (ceylonicus), Asian Green Bee-eater
Bird Family :Meropidae - Bee-eaters
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :The bird kept on hitting the bee few times on the tree branch before eating it. - MM