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A Breathtaking Little Bird Covered In Emerald Green And Bronze, Making Them A Precious Gems Of Nature

The plumage is without dispute the most prominent feature of a bird. It makes these creatures unmistakable in the world of birds. When they turn up, they can grasp the eyes of humans right away. Just perfect to be true.

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The green bee-eater is among these exquisite birds. It is a dainty little bird that is stunningly covered in bronze and emerald green. Not only birdwatchers can’t keep their eyes off these precious flying gemstones, but normal people also fall for them.

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This species is also conspicuous with its golden-green crown and nape, and bluish-green cheeks, chin, and throat. It has a lovely long tail in grey and a curved black bill. Just look! it wears a darker mask around its eyes.

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You can watch the video of these exquisite birds below.

The female of this bird looks similar to the male. Young birds, however, are distinguishable as they are duller and lack the half collar their parents have. besides, they have green breasts and white bellies.

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Green bee-eaters are near passerine birds in the bee-eater family. They distribute across sub-Saharan Africa from Senegal and The Gambia to Ethiopia, the Nile valley, western Arabia, and Asia into India and Vietnam.

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This striking creature is commonly found on the plains but sometimes inhabits up to 5000 to 6000 feet in the Himalayas.

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They feed mainly on insects, especially bees, wasps, and ants.

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Their breeding season begins in March and ends in June. Female birds build their solitary nests. Actually, they dig a tunnel in sandy banks and lay 5 eggs. Unlike many other bird species, both male and female of the green bee-eater join the incubation and parenting. They incubate their eggs for 18-22 days and feed the hatchlings for 22-31 days until fully fledged.

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If you love this extraordinary bird, just share this article with your family and friends. Nature is amazing!

H/T: One Big Birdcage

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