Blue-cheeked Bee-eater
Merops persicus
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The blue-cheeked bee-eater is a palearctic migrant, often seen near water and in adjacent floodplain and wooded areas. These photos were taken in Engikaret (top, 4-17); Tarangire (2nd row, 9-08), courtesy of Ethan Kinsey; 3rd row, Tarangire (2-17), courtesy of Stuart Webb; 4th row, (Mkomazi, 1-22), courtesy of Kim Axmann; 5th row left, Liwonde (Malawi, 12-12), courtesy of Jason Anderson; 5th row right, Tarangire (11-08); left 6th row (Mbagala-Dar es Salaam, 11-20), courtesy of Prashant Ghorpade; Lake Manyara, Lake Burunge, and Silale swamp. Click the lower left photo to see a slideshow of 26 enlargements including flight, feeding, juvemiles and immatures.
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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:
Mike Kramer, Ethan Kinsey, Karine Van der Vurst, Stuart Webb, Kim Axmann
Rick Carlson, Jason Anderson, Paul Oliver, Prashant Ghorpade

Last Update this page: 10-30-23