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Difference between Northern and Southern Carmine Bee-eater

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Photographed near Watamu, Kenya (July 2007). Image © Rainbirder.






Image © Wild Dogger


In the Northern the blue/green/cyan colour extends onto the face and cheek below the black eye mask whereas in the Southern this is replaced by the rosy/carmine coloration - when seen side by side the difference is clear. - Rainbirder.


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