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Old Monday 20th February 2012, 20:48   #1
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Egypt 2012

Hello

Saw this beauty around Luxor earlier this month. Its probably a really easy bird but I can't find it on the list of Egyptian birds. Can anyone tell me what it is please.

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Old Monday 20th February 2012, 20:54   #2
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That's a Green Bee-eater, of the appropriately named Egyptian subspecies cleopatra.
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Thank you very much. Its certainly a beautiful bird. I was lucky to see lots of them.
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