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Little Bee Eater  
   

Little Bee Eater

This is the smallest African Bee Eater and, although nobody told this one, they are commonly seen in pairs or groups. Clearly, this was a favourite perch and this little bird sat, watched, waited, launched, lunged, lunched and returned. Repeatedly.
Day 7: Flight from the Okavango

April 3rd 2008
After the theatrical entertainment of the previous evening, I was relieved that there was no second performance. The marula fruit remained fastened to the trees and the Clog Family von Genet kept their slippers on and rested. As such, I had a remarkably full night’s sleep, having hit the pillow at an extremely modest 21h30. However, it was now 06h15 and the alarm hadn’t gone off. It was sti ... read more
Africa » Botswana » North-West » Okavango Delta

Motswana (singular), Batswana (plural) Flag Formerly the British protectorate of Bechuanaland, Botswana adopted its new name upon independence in 1966. Four decades of uninterrupted civilian leadership, progressive social policies, and significant capital investment have created one of the mos... ... read more
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