Blue-cheeked Bee-eater
Merops persicus
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The blue-cheeked bee-eater is a common palearctic migrant, often seen near water and in adjacent floodplain and wooded areas. These photos were taken in Tarangire (1st row, 9-08, courtesy of Ethan Kinsey; 2nd row left, Liwonde (Malawi, 12-12), courtesy of Jason Anderson; 2nd row right, Tarangire (11-08); Lake Manyara (third row,4-06; 4th row left, 11-10), Lake Burunge (4th row right, 1-08), Silale swamp (juveniles, 5th row, 12-10; left 6th row, 1-06 and immature, right 6th row, 1-04). Click the lower left photo to see a slideshow of enlargements
 
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-16 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Mike Kramer, Ethan Kinsey, Karine Van der Vurst, Stuart Webb
Rick Carlson, Jason Anderson

Last Update this page: 3-06-15