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[National Geographic Wallpaper] Rosy Bee-eater (붉은배벌잡이새)
Subject: [National Geographic Wallpaper] Rosy Bee-eater (붉은배벌잡이새)
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[National Geographic Wallpaper] Rosy Bee-eater (붉은배벌잡이새)

Loango National Park, Gabon
Michael Nichols

Rosy bee-eaters perform a mating dance on the shores of Loango National Park. The birds gather here by the thousands to dig their nests.

(Text adapted from "Gabon's Loango National Park: In the Land of the Surfing Hippos," August 2004, National Geographic magazine)

The Rosy Bee-eater (Merops malimbicus) is a species of bird in the Meropidae family. It is found in Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Nigeria, and Togo.
Scientific Name: Merops malimbicus Shaw, 1806
Common Names: Rosy Bee-eater
French: Guêpier gris-rose German: Rosenspint Spanish: Abejaruco de Malimba
Taxonomy: Merops malimbicus Shaw, 1806, Malimbe, Cabinda, Angola.

Rosy bee-eater
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