Blue-tailed Bee-eater Series | Episode 3: Home Building

The Blue-tailed bee-eater is one of the few birds that builds its nest on cliff sides. The construction of the nest requires unique wisdom. Predators, food and nesting spots are three major factors affecting reproduction. Check out the video to learn more about this beautiful bird. 

About 'Journeys in Nature': Blue-tailed bee-eater series

The Blue-tailed bee-eater is a colorful and slender bird. The predominantly green bird is usually found near water. China is home to seven bee-eater species. The Blue-tailed bee-eater got its Chinese name "li hou feng hu" for the maroon throat feathers. The iridescent plumage means it's often dubbed the "most beautiful bird."

For more: 

Blue-tailed Bee-eater Series | Episode 1: The return

Blue-tailed Bee-eater Series | Episode 2: Busy Hunters

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