The Swallow-tailed Bee-eater
|Copyright: Morne Landsberg (ABON)
|Date Taken: 2010-03-19|
|Exposure: f/4, 1/500 seconds|
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|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2011-07-03 6:41|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|The Kgalagadi offer again another marvelous bird.|
The Swallow-tailed Bee-eater (Merops hirundineus) is a near passerine bird in the bee-eater family Meropidae.
It breeds in savannah woodlands of sub-Saharan Africa. It is partially migratory, moving in response to rainfall patterns.
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Perfect detail caught on camera of the Bee-Eater basking in the Kgalagadi sun. Beautifull colours and DOF. Well done.
magic feeling in this picture, TFS Ori
This is mazing green beets bird,
Good detalis and nice color,
Have a good day.