Mittwoch, 26. November 2014

Do you already know the swallow-tailed bee-eater?

It breeds in savannah woodlands of sub-Saharan Africa. It is partially migratory, moving in response to rainfall patterns. This species, like other bee-eaters, is a richly coloured, slender bird.

 It can reach a length of 20–22 cm.

This attractive bird is readily approached. Just as the name suggests, bee-eaters predominantly eatinsects, especially bees, wasps and hornets, which are caught in the air by sorties from an open perch.

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