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Blue-throated Bee-eater Merops viridis viridis   - Immature
Blue-throated Bee-eater
Photographer : © Amar-Singh HSS
Location :Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
Date : 23 August 2018
English synonyms:Chestnut-headed Bee-eater, Rufous-crowned Bee-eater (americanus)
Bird Family :Meropidae - Bee-eaters
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :A young Blue-throated Bee-eater accompanied by an adult. It was immature in plumage colours, lacked a central tail streamer and could self-feed. But was juvenile in that was still being occasionally fed by the adult.
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