Bee-Eaters (such an odd name for such a beautiful bird.) They swoop the bees on the wing. From Europe and Africa....

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~~Bee Eater | Bee-eaters are gregarious. They form colonies by nesting in burrows tunnelled into the side of sandy banks, such as those that have collapsed on the edges of rivers~~                                                                                                                                                      More

Bee Eater - bee-eaters are gregarious. They form colonies by nesting in burrows tunnelled into the side of sandy banks, such as those that have collapsed on the edges of rivers~~

European Bee-Eater - So gorgeous.

The European bee-eater (Merops apiaster) is a near passerine bird in the bee-eater family Meropidae. It breeds in southern Europe and in parts of north Africa.

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