Little Green Bee-eater
Green or yellowish-green plumage; rufous crown; blue face; black eyestripe; slightly decurved black bill; elongated central tail feathers. Juveniles are duller and lack elongated tail feathers.
Solitary, but occasionally roosts in flocks. Perches near the ground. Catches insects in flight. Removes bee stings by hitting them against hard surfaces.
Bees, wasps, ants, and other insects.
Southwestern regions with acacia trees, including Wadi Araba and Aqaba. Nests in sand burrows.