European Bee-eater
Merops apiaster
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The European beeeaters are large (28cm) palearctic migrants from Europe and Asia. These photos were taken at Lake Manyara, Magara, Chobe NP (Botswana) and Tarangire. The right bottom row photo of a flying bee-eater on migration was made in Denmark by Dr. Louis A. Hansen (9-09). The immature (left 4th row, 12-10) was at Tarangire. Click the photo above to see 10 enlargements.

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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-23 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Louis A. Hansen, Karine Van der Vurst, Peter Arneson, Stuart Webb

Last Update this page: 4-15-17