Madagascar (Olive) Bee-eater
Merops superciliosus
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The Madagascar bee-eater is similar to the blue-cheeked bee-eater, but note the brown cap, the white borders along the eye mask and the reddish-brown throat. The left upper immature was seen in Meru NP (Kenya, 3-13), courtesy of Mike Graham; the right upper juvenile, in Tarangire (5-11), courtesy of Colin Beale. The right lower bird (Usambara Mountains, 12-11) is courtesy of Stein Ø. Nilsen. The other photos were taken at Lake Chala (4-11), courtesy of Lyn Waltenberg. Click the left lower photo to see several enlargements.

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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-17 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Lyn Waltenberg, Colin Beale, Stein Ø. Nilsen, Karine Van der Vurst, David Bygott
Mike Graham, Paul Oliver

Last Update this page: 6-01-17