Do Birds Eat Bees?

Yes, some birds such as bee-eaters do eat bees. Bee-eaters have the ability to spot a bee from a distance of 60 meters. They generally attack flying bees directly or from behind but not the ones who are sitting on the ground or a plant.
Apart from bee-eaters, Summer Tanager and Scarlet Tanager found in North America also feed on insects such as the honeybee, bumblebee, and wasps because they are rich sources of protein and also they are plenty in number.

Other birds such as mockingbirds, thrushes, kingbirds, swifts, and martins also occasionally feed on bees and wasps.

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