Two birds perched in a tree.

Two birds perched in a tree.
Species: Blue-cheeked Bee-eater   Merops persicus
Subspecies: chrysocercus
Author: Yoël Jimenez
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Added to IBC: 2 Jan 2015 - 17:00
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Altitude (m): 
9 meters


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Yoël Jimenez, IBC1227818. Accessible at

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Yoël Jimenez, IBC1227818. Video of Blue-cheeked Bee-eater Merops persicus at Kartong, Gambia. Accessible at

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