Cinnamon-chested Bee-eater
Merops oreobates
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The cinnamon-chested beeeaters are hole nesters in earthen banks, often seen in pairs and small groups. The slideshow includes a photo (#2) of a pale-breasted variant photographed by Anabel Harries in the Ngorongoro Conservation area and immatures. The upper immature was seen in Arusha NP (5-21); the middle photo, Ngorongoro rim (11-22), courtesy Per Holmen; the four adults were seen at Monduli (7-10), courtesy of Valéry Schollaert.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-24 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Anabel Harries, Valéry Schollaert, Karine Van der Vurst, Colin Beale, Per Holmen

Last Update this page: 2-18-23