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Rainbow Bee-eater

Rainbow Bee-eater
Photographed byPeter Owen on Sun 3rd Jun, 2018 and uploaded on Sun 12th Aug, 2018 .
Resolution1400x933
Viewed9
ID31452
CommentIt was not until I processed this image that I realised that the bird was catching its namesake. I wondered whether what appeared to be a softenning up process where it banged the bee side to side on the branch was an effort to dislodge the sting.
EquipmentCanon 5DlV, Canon EF400 F4 DO IS 11 USM Lens 1/640s, F7.1, ISO 640 hadheld.
LocationKatherine (Northern Territory)
Keywordsmale, feeding, adult
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