Merops hirundineus   Swallow-tailed Bee-eater  Swaelstertbyvreter
Swallow-tailed Bee-eater
Lephalale, Oct 2019

A breeding resident with apparent influxes of non-breeding birds in winter. Uncommon, with scattered records, most of these from the drier western half of the Waterberg (recorded in 20% of the Waterberg pentads); occurs in any woodland, singly, in pairs or in small parties. Breeds in summer.
Swallow-tailed Bee-eater Waterberg distribution
Swallow-tailed Bee-eater
Marakele area, Sep 2018

Swallow-tailed Bee-eater
SwebeSwebe, Sep 2015

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