Blue-throated Bee-eater with butterfly prey

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“The Blue-throated Bee-eater (Merops viridis viridis) caught the butterfly in mid-air, possibly a Dark Brand Bush Brown (Mycalesis mineus) butterfly.

BeeEaterBlTh-butterfly [AmarSingh]

Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS
Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
3rd October 2016

Location: Kledang-Sayong Forest Reserve, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
Habitat: Fringe of forest reserve

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