click on the photo to see the bee- eater entering its nest in the mud bank.
I was standing on the built up area that houses the pipes from the pump house to the canal which is about 2 meters above the wetlands the nests are the same level as my holding the camera to take the photo that means the nests are some 3.5 meters above the flooded Nile waters
The bee eaters are the Blue-cheeked bee eaters only in these parts for a few months
click on to see
click on to see the little green bee-eaters our winter bird