White-Fronted Bee-Eater (Merops b. bullockoides)


White-fronted Bee-eater is such a colourful bird.It is one of that species you will spend time appreciating its beauty. The upperparts mainly green;black mask offset by whitish forehead, white chin and cheecks. The rump is deep blue with a cinnamon buff breast and belly. An easily seen and identified bird mostly confined in areas around northern part of Lake Nakuru National where it normally nest on the cliff burrows. Other than Lake Nakuru, they are also found in Hell’s Gate Park   and sometime is Lake Baringo and Kerio Valley.

About kenyabirding

I am passionate about ornithology and the environment. I love to bird watch anywhere I can! I am involved with the Lake Baringo Biodiversity Conservation Group and also run an local eco-tourism company Silent Fliers of Kenya Safaris that specializes in birding, Wildlife photography and general wildlife holidays in East Africa
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2 Responses to White-Fronted Bee-Eater (Merops b. bullockoides)

  1. Beautiful colors indeed, and what a perfect action shot!

  2. kenyabirding says:

    Hi Donna,
    I hope you are good and doing fine.Thank you very much for the good comments, I appreciate that a lot.Otherwise, enjoy birding and more post will follow soon.Regards, Joe

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