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White-throated Bee-eater  Geotagged,Merops albicollis,Spring,The Gambia,White-throated bee-eater Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

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  1. Wow Ant, what a beautiful series of bird intros, with this one being my favorite! Posted 8 years ago
    1. Thanks, a group of WTBE's would come to the pool of our accommodation every day just after noon and have a dip to cool off. I took some shots but was unsure whether you'd want them on here. Posted 8 years ago
      1. Of course we want them here, don't hold back :) Posted 8 years ago

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The white-throated bee-eater is a near passerine bird in the bee-eater family Meropidae. It breeds in semi-desert along the southern edge of the Sahara, Africa. The white-throated bee-eater is migratory, wintering in a completely different habitat in the equatorial rainforests of Africa from southern Senegal to Uganda.

This species, like other bee-eaters, is a richly-coloured, slender bird. It is predominantly green, but its face and throat are white with a black crown, eye stripe, and.. more

Species identified by Ant Marriott
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By Ant Marriott

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Uploaded May 14, 2015. Captured Apr 22, 2014 04:53 in South Bank Road, The Gambia.
  • Canon EOS 50D
  • f/6.3
  • 1/790s
  • ISO160
  • 500mm