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little_bee_eater got lucky with this little bird in failing light on the banks of the Chobe Geotagged,Little Bee-eater,Merops pusillus,Namibia Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

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got lucky with this little bird in failing light on the banks of the Chobe

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The Little Bee-eater is a near passerine bird in the bee-eater family Meropidae. It is resident in much of sub-Saharan Africa. It should not be confused with the Little Green Bee-eater, ''Merops orientalis''. Migration is limited to seasonal movements depending on rainfall patterns.

This species, like other bee-eaters, is a richly coloured, slender bird. It has green upper parts, yellow throat, black gorget, and rich brown upper breast fading to buffish ocre on the belly. The wings are.. more

Species identified by WildFlower
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Uploaded Jan 26, 2015. Captured in C49, Kanono, Namibia.