Saturday, June 11, 2016

Green Bee-eater at Jakkur Lake, Bangalore

At Jakkur Lake in north Bangalore you can come across many colorful birds. One of them is Green Bee-eater.



They are richly coloured bird.This is a slender bird that is 9 inches long with about 2 inches of elongated central tail-feathers. The entire plumage is bright green and the crown and upper back are tinged with golden rufous. 




A black line runs in front of and behind the eye. The iris is crimson and the bill is black while the legs are dark grey.


They feed on insects, especially bees, wasps and ants. They can be seen mainly in grassland

23 comments:

Gunilla Bäck said...

Gorgeous birds! Very pretty colours.

Judy Biggerstaff said...

Beautiful bird, love his colors.

Felicia said...

a very beautiful bird. it looks a bit like our hummingbird but it looks bigger.

sandyland said...

splendor

Denise inVA said...

Extraordinary! A beautiful bird and marvelous photography.

Phyllis Oller said...

beautiful bird,thanks for sharing,phyllis

Wandering Wren said...

A very attractive bird, if I might say so! I can't say I've ever seen one :)
Wren x

Nora said...

This bird is so colorful and I see it is very large also. You have the best birds there.

krishna said...

beautiful bird...

Ranjana's craft blog said...

OMG! So cute

ifthethunderdontgetya™³²®© said...

What a beauty, Rajesh!
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Clairejustine oxox said...

Aww, beautiful bird :)

Bushra Muzaffar said...

Pretty little bird!

edenhills said...

What a beautiful bird!

Margaret Adamson said...

What a beautiful Bee Eater.

Nette Cecilia said...

A very beutiful bird ,Nette

Anne (cornucopia) said...

Beautiful.

pattisjarrett said...

What a pretty bird!

Adam Jones said...

Superb!

Abhijit Ray said...

Such beautiful little bird. Great picture.

Ravish Mani said...

Beautiful :)

Yogi Saraswat said...

Very Beautiful capture !!

Amit Agarwal said...

very pretty!