Cinnamon-chested Bee-eater

Cinnamon-chested Bee-eater, photo © Michael Plagens

Colorful birds with upright, alert posture often perched in open to catch flying insects.

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White-fronted Bee-eater

Merops bullockoides © Michael Plagens

Snow white cap and band on throat above rosy-red patch. Long square tail. Sallies from perch to catch flying insects.

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Little Bee-eater

Little Bee-Eater © Michael Plagens

Brilliantly colored active bird that fly-catches bees and other insects. Back and crown are green and the tail is long. Very common through much of Kenya.

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N. Carmine Bee-eater

Carmine Bee-Eater © Michael Plagens

Unmistakeable carmine and blue plumage. The throat is blue.

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Kenya Natural History

Copyright Michael J. Plagens, Page created 13 January 2017.

By no means am I an expert on the Natural History of Kenya. I am a novice exploring this part of the World. By creating a page for the species as I learn about them I am teaching myself. If I make errors I expect that a kind person will let me know so that I can make corrections.