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|Chestnut-Headed Bee-eater |
Size: 21 cm
Location: Khao Yai National Park (Thailand)
Distinguishedfrom Little Green by yellow throat and no tail-streamers. Chestnut crown, nape, and upper back. Blue tinge on rump. Square tail. Sexes alike. Typical bee-eater flight and habits. More associated with forest edge than others in the family. In small groups.
Various tree, tree…….and tetrew calls. Noisy.
Resident in scattered colonies in forests and open country with trees in lowlands and up tp 1400m in dry hills. Nestign in burrow; March – May.
India South-east Asia and Java.
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Oh i LOVE this story!! Saw the bee yesterday! You should write a book about these two!!!! LOL What a GREAT capture! Well done!