Chestnut-headed Bee-eater

Chestnut-headed Bee-eater

Chestnut-headed Bee-eater like other Bee-eaters, is a richly coloured, slender bird. It is a resident breeder in the Indian subcontinent and adjoining regions, ranging from India east to Southeast Asia, including Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia. Gujarati Name પીતકંઠ પતરંગો Scientific Name Merops leschenaulti Scientific Family Meropidae Status in Gujarat Resident Read more…

Blue-tailed Bee-eater

Blue-tailed Bee-eater

Blue-tailed Bee-eater is predominantly green slender bird with a striking plumage. Amongst other bee-eaters it is most richly coloured and it breeds in South Eastern Asia. They are also known as Green-headed Bee-eater, Brown-breasted Bee-eater. Gujarati Name નીલપુંછ પતરંગીયો Scientific Name Merops philippinus Scientific Family Meropidae Status in Gujarat Winter Read more…

Green Bee-eater

Green Bee-eater

Green Bee-eater also known as the Little Green Bee-eater is a small sized bird and is easy to spot due to its bright green plumage and a long tail. It is well known for it’s aerial acrobatics which it performs to catch insects in flight. After spotting an insect, it Read more…