The White-fronted Bee-eater (Afrikaans name Rooikeelbyvreter) is a local, coomon resident, largely restricted to the rivers with high river banks where they excavate their nests.

The normally disperse during the day, hawking for insects mostly large dragonflies, we watched this one as he flew, caught the dragonfly.

He then proceeded to bash the dragonfly against the branch to subdue it before swallowing it eventually.

It was fascinating to watch and a first time for us seeing this beautiful little bird and seeing the action in real life.

We saw him near Skukuza in the Kruger National Park.

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