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



Included taxa

Number of records: 4

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

Merops philippinus javanicus - 000000000101000

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 Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [55846]

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
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [] [as Merops philippinus Linnaeus, 1767]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017
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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