Bee-eaters regurgitate 3-6 pellets of indigestible insect parts each day.
Travel to defended foraging areas that can be 4-7 km (2.5-4.4 mi) from colony site. (Hegner et al 1982)
Feed in air, foraging 50-100 m (164-328 ft) above ground for 5-10 minutes at a time. (Fry 1984).
Technique for making bees ready to eat while on a perch: (Fry 1984)
Occasionally take small fish, observed in filmed behavior and from regurgitated pellets containing fish bones. (Fry 1984)