Common Name: Blue-bearded Bee-eater
Scientific Name: Nyctyornis athertoni
Nepali Name: Madhumachi Bhachyaka ( मघुमक्षी भक्षका )
Size: 31 – 34 cm
Location: Godawari, Lalitpur
Blue-bearded Bee-eaters are found in elevation ranging from 150m to 365m around forest edges and clearings.
The adult Blue-bearded Bee-eater has a blue forehead, elongated blue feather “beard”. It had green upperparts and buffy yellow below the breast streaked green. The tail is broad square-ended and has yellowish-buff undertail-coverts and undertail.
During the flight, we can see the yellowish-buff underwing-coverts.
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