White-Fronted Bee-Eater

White fronted bee Eater - Version 2-small


Green upperparts
Cinnamon underparts
Black mask
White forehead,
Bright red throat
Square tail
Dark trailing edge to wings, visible in flight


Sandbanks near rivers, savanna and open country. Wetlands, broadleaf woodland and wooded riverbanks


Flocks remain in vicinity of breeding territory year round, roosting in nest holes at night.


The diet includes mainly bees and other flying insects


They nest in colonies, roosting and nesting in holes in cliffs or banks of earth.

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