A rare sighting…
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A rare sighting…

November 4, 2020

Chestnut-headed Bee-eaters (Merops leschenaulti), which are mostly found in Eastern and Western Ghats, were spotted near Thavarakatte at Chamundi Hill on Friday last. Normally, Small Green Bee-eater and Blue Tailed Bee-eater are sighted in Mysuru. However, the rare sighting of Chestnut-headed Bee-eaters in a group of five brought joy among bird-lovers.

This photograph was captured by Wildlife Photographer Snake Shivu (Shivakumar), when he had been to the Hill to release a rescued venomous snake.

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