TONY CAMACHO / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY TONY CAMACHO / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Southern carmine bee-eater (Merops nubicoides). This vividly-coloured bird inhabits open savannah in southern and central Africa. It lives in a large flock and nests in a colony on river cliffs. It feeds on insects that it hunts from the ground or from the back of grazing animals. Photographed in Mana Pools, Zimbabwe.
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