Bee-eater chicks fledge on Isle of Wight

Two of the fledged juvenile bee-eaters

Two of the fledged juvenile bee-eaters

 

Bird watchers at the Wydcombe Estate on the Isle of Wight have had their patience rewarded as four bee-eater chicks have fledged from a nest discovered in July 2014. It’s the first time the birds have bred successfully in the UK for 12 years. 

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