Taxon profile


Blue-tailed Bee-eater
Merops philippinus Linnaeus, 1766

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Coraciiformes »  family Meropidae - bee-eaters »  genus Merops

Least Concern LC



Included taxa

Number of records: 4

subspecies Merops philippinus celebensis W. Blasius, 1885
subspecies Merops philippinus javanicus Horsfield, 1821

Merops philippinus javanicus

subspecies Merops philippinus philippinus Linnaeus, 1766
subspecies Merops philippinus salvadorii A. B. Meyer, 1891

Links and literature

EN Bird Life 3 [22683750]

Bird Life [] [as Merops philippinus Linnaeus, 1766]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN Gill F., Donsker D. & Rasmussen P. (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [] [as Merops philippinus Linnaeus, 1767]
Data retrieved on: 22 April 2021
EN del Hoyo J., Elliott A., Sargatal J., Christie D.A. & de Juana E. (eds.).: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [], Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [as Merops philippinus Linnaeus, 1767]
Data retrieved on: 28 November 2018
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Merops philippinus Linnaeus, 1766]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Merops philippinus]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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