Merops nubicoides   Southern Carmine Bee-eater  Rooiborsbyvreter
Southern Carmine Bee-eater
Boschdraai, Jan 2019

A non-breeding summer visitor from tropical Africa, present between late Nov and Mar. Regularly present but uncommon and localised in occurrence (recorded in 7% of the Waterberg pentads); mostly in open country; in small groups, often encountered perched conspicuously on telephone or high tension lines.
Southern Carmine Bee-eater Waterberg distribution
Southern Carmine Bee-eater
Sandrivierspoort, Jan 2018

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