Blue-tailed Bee-eater
Fish ponds at Muang Boran
14Mar2016
Breeds in southeastern Asia...is strongly
migratory, to much of peninsular India.
Merops philippinus
(L 9.1-10.2")
Merops is Greek for bee-eater.
To be a bee-eater or not to be a bee. 
(Christy Bharath)