Little Bee-eater
Merops pusillus
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The little beeeater is endemic to subsaharan Africa. It is smaller and paler than the cinnamon-chested beeeater. The juvenile (being fed in two bottom photos) lacks the dark necklace of the adult. The right upper juvenile was seen in Tarangire (1-15), courtesy of Hanna Nyman. The right 5th row photo (Ruaha, 10-17) is courtesy of Brad Johnson; the 6th row (Tarangire, 10-10), courtesy of Steve Windels. The other photos were take at Ndutu, Ruaha, Serengeti and Tarangire; click the photo above to see 14 enlargements including juveniles and immatures.

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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-18 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Karine Van der Vurst, Mike Graham, Rick Carlson, Alex D'Ambrosio
Stuart Webb, Hanna Nyman, Brad Johnson, Steve Windels

Last Update this page: 11-05-18