BeeEater


Really feeding the BEE, what this birds are called.

Blue-throated Bee-eater
Merops viridis
Beberek, Berek Berek Pirus/Leher Biru (Malay)

As the name suggests, bee-eaters predominantly eat flying insects, especially bees.

Bumped it against the perch to disarmed the bee.

Before eating its meal, a bee-eater removes the sting by repeatedly hitting the insect on a hard surface. During this process, pressure is applied to the insect thereby extracting most of the venom. Notably, the birds only catch prey that are on the wing and will ignore flying insects once they land.
(source: Wikipedia)

then swallow it whole..

nice..

more info here.

this time a butterfly

The only chance to catch this bee-eater perch with the background not facing the sky (below)

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