Small (some 20cm in body length) and slender bee-eater, easily distinguished by its black stripped white head (face) and black breast band. It shows blue-green upperparts, and light green breast and belly. The adult (portrayed here) sports a long tail streamers, 10-12 cm long; they are absent in juvenile birds. Gregarious bird.
An african species of bee-eater, here seen in semi-dry savannah micro-environment of Tuti Island in Khartoum - almost urban.
Lat: 15.62, Long: 32.51
Spotted on May 27, 2014
Submitted on Dec 7, 2017
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