This is a brightly-coloured African bee-eater, the smallest one, some 15cm in length. They have green upper parts, yellow throats, black gorgets, and rich brown upper breasts fading to buffish ocre on the belly.
Observed on a border of a swamp in urban setting.
Sorry for the poor quality of shots - these three belonged to a last two dozens of shots stolen from dusk, and shot from a distance... In normal situations, I would record the spotting in my log, but would discard these shots. However, as this ended as the unique occasion I saw this beauty in Nigeria, I decided to keep at least these few shots...
Lat: 4.90, Long: 6.30
Spotted on Oct 18, 2018
Submitted on Dec 24, 2018