Gallery description : green bee eater

Green Bee (merops orientalis) is a bird type animal. It inhabits grasslands and open forests. The weight of the animal is about 15g - 20g (0.5oz - 0.7oz) and lives for 12 - 18 years. Eagles, storks, raptors are dangerous for green bees. See the table below to learn more information.

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Facts about green bees
NameGreen Bee
Wing Span29cm - 30cm (11.4in - 11.8in)
LifestyleSolitary
DietOmnivore
FamilyMeropidae
GenusMerops
Life Span12 - 18 years
HabitatGrasslands and open forests
OrderCoraciiformes
Size (H)16cm - 18cm (6.2in - 7in)
KingdomAnimalia
Skin TypeFeathers
ClassAves
PredatorsEagles, storks, raptors
Top Speed42km/h (26mph)
Distinctive FeaturesLong curved beak and bright green plumage
Conservation StatusLeast concern
ColourGreen, orange, blue, brown, yellow, black, white
TypeBird
Scientific NameMerops orientalis
Average Clutch Size4
Main PreyHoneybee, bees, flying insects
Weight15g - 20g (0.5oz - 0.7oz)
PhylumChordata
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