Blue-tailed Bee-eater : Parent with food and immature

Blue-tailed Bee-eater : Parent with food and immature
Species: Blue-cheeked Bee-eater   Merops persicus
Subspecies: persicus
Author: Alok Tewari
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Added to IBC: 3 May 2018 - 10:49
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Altitude (m): 
219 meters


Parent were offering food to immature, but with reluctance, making them fly after them; there was a teaching session going on.

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Alok Tewari, IBC1490069. Accessible at

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Alok Tewari, IBC1490069. Photo of Blue-cheeked Bee-eater Merops persicus at Basai Wetlands, India. Accessible at

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