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Madagascar Bee-eater, Mitsinjo reserve, Andasibe, Madagascar Remote view of a Madagascar Bee-eater, also known as the Olive bee-eater in the Mitsinjo reserve. Africa,Andasibe,Geotagged,Madagascar,Madagascar 2019,Merops superciliosus,Mitsinjo reserve,Olive Bee-eater,Winter,World Click/tap to enlarge

Madagascar Bee-eater, Mitsinjo reserve, Andasibe, Madagascar

Remote view of a Madagascar Bee-eater, also known as the Olive bee-eater in the Mitsinjo reserve.

    comments (3)

  1. Have you ever watched them catch, bash, and eat bees?

    If not:


    (different species, but it gets the point across)
    Posted 2 years ago
    1. I've seen them do this with larger insects, yes, great video! Kingfishers have similar behavior where they slap fish numb like this. Posted 2 years ago
      1. Neat! And hopefully, it's a quick death to the prey. Posted 2 years ago

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The Olive Bee-eater, is a near passerine bee-eater species in the genus ''Merops''. The Olive Bee-eater is found in the grassland and coastal mountain forests of East Africa and Madagascar, and an isolated population can be found in coastal Angola.

Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Ferdy Christant

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Uploaded Nov 16, 2019. Captured Jul 20, 2019 10:18 in Lalan'Andasibe, Madagascar.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/5.6
  • 1/320s
  • ISO64
  • 400mm