Swallow-tailed Bee-eater
Merops hirundineus
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The swallow-tailed beeeater is found in drier forested areas of southern and central Tanzania, usually in pairs or small groups, hunting from high perches. The 2nd and right 3rd row photos were taken in Ruaha (8-18), courtesy of Friedemann Vetter. The 4th row photos were also taken in Ruaha (11-14), courtesy of Ethan Kinsey. The others were in Katavi NP, the Burigi GR and at the Ruvuma River.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-22 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
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Ethan Kinsey, Friedemann Vetter

Last Update this page: 9-12-22