Merops Ornatus

It’s official. I’ve become a nerdy bird-watcher!

When I’m not underwater photographing marine critters, I’m now stalking along bush tracks spotting birds and animals. Check out this little beauty. A rainbow bee-eater, or more formally:

Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Cordata

Class: Aves

Order: Coraciiformes

Family: Meropidae

Genus: Merops

Species: M. ornatus


For more birds that we’ve seen on the trip, see our bird page!


4 Comments Add yours

  1. Love that fine tail.

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