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Bee-eater(Merops apiaster) + dragonfly

Bee-eater(Merops apiaster) + dragonfly
Photo Information
Copyright: Avi Hirschfield (avibram) (120)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-07-04
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D300 with MB_D10, Sigma 150-500mm F5-6.3 APO DG OS HSM
Exposure: f/9.0, 1/640 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-04-14 1:58
Viewed: 3615
Points: 8
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One of a series of photographs taken during a 4 month period.About 50 pairs were nesting in an area that only my friend and I new about (by mistake) we came upon it .I spent every 2nd day there for a period of 3-6 hrs each time in a movable hide,the temp. outside was around 28-34c .In the hide a sauna,

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Good picture of a Bee Eater with a dragonfly in its beak, Avi.
The colours are very good in this image.
However, focus could have been better, IMHO.
All the best.

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  • roges Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 957 W: 0 N: 1329] (6264)
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Hi Avi !
Excellent capture. Also rarely scene.
Excellent colors and exposure.
Welcome to TN and I wish with all my heart much success, beautiful pictures and nice comments.
A beautiful evening,

Hello! Great photos! How can I contact you? Would you like to be published in a photography magazine?

Hi Avi.
Perfect catch....Excellent picture and beautiful composition...
Colors and detail very good. TFS.

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