Today is my last post from Ngala Beach Lodge and today I am showing you photographs and video of the Little Bee-eater. Enjoy.
Little Bee-eater - Merops pusillus
15–17 cm; 11–18 g
A tiny, green-backed bee-eater with a yellow throat,
black collar and rufous underparts.
In flight, shows conspicuous rufous flight feathers with dark trailing edge; underwings are entirely rufous.
Tail square or slightly notched.
Central tail green; rest of tail is rufous with black tip.
Juvenile has paler, buffy throat and lacks a black collar; breast tinged green.
Voice: ‘Zeet-zeet' or ‘chip-chip'.
Common resident in savanna, woodland, forest edges and around wetlands.
Below is the owners lovely little Dachshund dog.
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All this week I have been posting about the photographs I took at Nglala Beach Lodge so if you have missed any and want to see the previous posts, just look back to these older posts.
I hope you enjoyed this series.
We move on on Monday to have lunch on a beautiful beach all by ourselves.
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