Pair of Little Bee-eaters, Merops pusillus, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania, East Africa. (Featured in Images of Endearment.) It reaches a length of 15-17 cm, which makes it the smallest African bee-eater. Sexes are alike. There have been estimated to be between 60-80 million Little Bee-eaters. It breeds in open country with bushes, preferably near water.
Canon 500D, Canon 100-400mm lens