Adult birds coming in with food for young. Female arrives first followed by male.

Adult birds coming in with food for young. Female arrives first followed by male.
Species: Rainbow Bee-eater   Merops ornatus
Author: Bill Belson
Date: 
Tuesday, December 22, 2015
Added to IBC: 12 Feb 2016 - 01:19
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The insects the birds have are a species of Robber Fly.

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Citation

Bill Belson, IBC1239896. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1239896.

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Bill Belson, IBC1239896. Video of Rainbow Bee-eater Merops ornatus at Geraldton, Australia. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1239896.

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