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  • Response: This is an adult blue-bearded bee-eater, Nyctyornis athertoni.

    Mystery bird: blue-bearded bee-eater, Nyctyornis athertoni

  • The blue-bearded bee-eater exploits the defensive behavior exhibited by giant honey bees, Apis dorsata, by deliberately provoking guard bees to defend their nest.

    Mystery bird: blue-bearded bee-eater, Nyctyornis athertoni

  • Although mainly foraging using aerial sallies, the blue-bearded bee-eater also gleans insects from tree bark.

    Mystery bird: blue-bearded bee-eater, Nyctyornis athertoni

  • Here is a video of a blue-bearded bee-eater sitting in a tree in dense forest, looking alert, but it is not doing much else filmed in India: You are invited to review all of the daily mystery birds by going to their dedicated graphic index page.

    Mystery bird: blue-bearded bee-eater, Nyctyornis athertoni

  • The blue-bearded warriors in their light mail shirts could not endure punishment as could the heavier-armored Bossonians.

    Wings in the Night

  • Giant black slaves slouched along, jostling blue-bearded wanderers from the Shemitish cities, ragged nomads from the surrounding deserts, traders and adventurers from all the lands of the East.

    The Conquering Sword Of Conan

  • But the tide swept northwestward, and the blue-bearded kings died before the altars of their potbellied gods, and their squat-walled cities were drenched in blood.

    The Coming Of Conan The Cimmerian

  • We ought before this to have mentioned that Lope, being rather a light inconsiderate little man, his wife was accustomed, in all grave matters, to seek the counsel and ministry of her confessor Fray Simon, a sturdy, broad-shouldered, blue-bearded, bullet-headed friar of the neighboring convent of San

    The Alhambra

  • There was the story of Doffue Martling, a large blue-bearded

    The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon

  • I knew they'd find me soon if I lay there - I killed three of the blue-bearded beasts, by Ishtar!

    The Conan Chronicles


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