Bee-Eaters (such an odd name for such a beautiful bird.) They swoop the bees on the wing. From Europe and Africa....

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~~Bee Eater | Bee-eaters are gregarious. They form colonies by nesting in burrows tunnelled into the side of sandy banks, such as those that have collapsed on the edges of rivers~~                                                                                                                                                      More

Bee Eater - bee-eaters are gregarious. They form colonies by nesting in burrows tunnelled into the side of sandy banks, such as those that have collapsed on the edges of rivers~~

European Bee-Eater - So gorgeous.

The European bee-eater (Merops apiaster) is a near passerine bird in the bee-eater family Meropidae. It breeds in southern Europe and in parts of north Africa.

A natural color | Bird

The Mandarin Duck (Aix galericulata), or just Mandarin, is a medium-sized, East Asian perching duck, closely related to the North American Wood Duck.

The Turquoise-Browed Motmot inhabits Central America from SE Mexico (mostly the Yucatán Peninsula) to Costa Rica, where it is common and not considered threatened. It lives in fairly open habitats such as forest edge, gallery forest and scrubland. Its call is nasal, croaking and far-carrying. This Motmot is a well-known bird in its range and has been chosen as the national bird of both El Salvador and Nicaragua.

The Turquoise-Browed Motmot inhabits Central America from SE Mexico (mostly the Yucatán Peninsula) to Costa Rica. It is the national bird of both El Salvador and Nicaragua.

Green-headed Tanager -- How do you begin to thank the Creator for birds? For the endless variety of creatures he made for our enjoyment!!!!!

The Green-headed Tanager (Tangara seledon) is a bird found in the Atlantic forest in south-eastern Brazil, far eastern Paraguay, and far north-eastern Argentina (Misiones only). What a beauty!

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Monal Himalayan Monal (male) by Aditya Chavan, also known as the Impeyan pheasant. It is the national bird of Nepal.

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