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White-Fronted Bee Eater Pair  Geotagged,Kenya,Merops bullockoides,Summer,White-fronted Bee-Eater Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

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  1. Lovely Eric - thanks for sharing Posted 2 months ago

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The White-fronted Bee-eater is a species of bee-eater widely distributed in sub-equatorial Africa.

They have a distinctive white forehead, a square tail and a bright red patch on their throat. They nest in small colonies, digging holes in cliffs or earthen banks but can usually be seen in low trees waiting for passing insects from which they hunt either by making quick hawking flights or gliding down before hovering briefly to catch insects.

Species identified by Eric_S
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Uploaded Mar 26, 2020. Captured Feb 9, 2020 07:16 in C102, Kenya.
  • NIKON D7100
  • f/5.6
  • 1/5000s
  • ISO1000
  • 500mm