Green Bee-eater casting pellet

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Dr. Sudhanshu Kothe of Nagpur, India documented the casting of a pellet by a Green Bee-eater (Merops orientalis). He was at Jaikwadi Lake in Maharashtra on 9th January 2010 when he captured the sequential images of the casting. The bee-eater … Continued

Mangrove Pitta breeding: 5. Faecal sac

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“The frequent and consistent rate at which parental Mangrove Pittas (Pitta megarhyncha) were feeding their seemingly seen three life chicks via my field scope, demanded house-cleaning. Their excretions would have to be dealt with and nest kept clean and odour … Continued

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