Monday, January 2, 2017

A colourful day to start the new year

 It's a good way to start the new year.  Early in the morning I was chasing a small flock of bee-eaters that were busy making calls and at the same time hawking for bees.  It is a regular occurrence at the park whenever the swarm of bees are blown here a flock of bee-eaters would begin their chase.  In the midst of the warfare, some of the bee-eaters would take a rest at the perches to batter the bees on the branches for a knock-out effect on their prey.  I took considerable time to watch them  having their morning breakfast in between their beaks. The Blue-throated Bee-eater is a very colourful bird with green wings, blue throat and upper-tail,

Location : Cempedak Hill, Zone G

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