Adult bird hunting from a fence.

Rainbow Bee-eater (Merops ornatus)
Adult bird hunting from a fence.
Species: Rainbow Bee-eater   Merops ornatus
Author: Graham Little
Date: 
Saturday, August 20, 2011
Added to IBC: 15 Jan 2013 - 15:57
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Altitude (m): 
56 meters
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Flying occasionally to take flying insects.

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Citation

Graham Little, IBC1017282. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1017282.

Extended version
Graham Little, IBC1017282. Photo of Rainbow Bee-eater Merops ornatus at Pardoo, Australia. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1017282.

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