I invite you to take a tour through images of this colorful bird. I have selected the images which best capture the key features and habits of the bird.By seeing these photos, you will learn to recognize this bee-eater better by making mental notes of what features you find unique and striking. This is a bird of semi-arid regions and open grasslands. Photo Courtesy of Koshy Koshy
Looks at the pretty painted blue masks with black bands!
Photo Courtesy of Werner Witte @ Kilis, Turkey, May 2012
Photo Courtesy of Yuriy75 @ Baikonur-town, Kazakhstan, May 2010
The nests are located in low cliffs,sandy banks, embankments etc.
Photo Courtesy of Koshy Koshy@ Basai, Gurgaon, Haryana, Jun 2012
I am planning to add more information about this bird near the photos. Meanwhile go to this excellent link from Wikipedia to know more about this beautiful bird.