I invite you to take a tour through images of this colorful bird. I have carefully selected images which has captured the key features of the bird. By seeing these images, you will learn to recognize this bee-eater better by making mental notes of what features you find most striking. This is a familiar bird near paddy fields, parks etc. in towns.
Photo Courtesy of bob|P-&-S @ Bukit Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Jan 2010
Look at the awesome blue tail!!!!
Photo Courtesy of Gaurika Wijeratne @Udawalawe National Park, Sri Lanka, Feb 2012
Take another look at the awesome blue tail!!!!
Photo Courtesy of Dhruvaraj S @ Mavoor, Kerala, Jan 2009
Notice the brown throat and black marks across the eye….
I am planning to add more information about this bird near the photos. Meanwhile go to this excellent link from Wikipedia to know more about this beautiful bird.