The Bee-eaters of Africa
AUGUST 14, 2012
The wonderful family Meropidae contains 27 dazzling species, of which Africa is endowed with no less than 20 species, the balance occurring across Asia and with one as far afield as Australia. The best locations for finding this beautiful bird is over Kakum National Park in Ghana (non-breeding) and Loango National Park in Gabon for breeding birds. The most reliable and accessible site for this bird is also Loango National Park in Gabon.