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08-OCT-2009 Peter Ericsson

Purple-bearded Bee-eater

Gunung Ambang, Sulawesi, Indonesia

while on a trail this handsome bird suddenly showed.....it must have been feeding young judging by what it carried in its beak...
endemic to Sulawesi

Canon EOS 30D ,400F5.6 and flashgun
1/250s f/5.6 at 400.0mm iso250 full exif

other sizes: small medium original auto
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Hennie & Lies Lammers29-Feb-2012 17:19
Nice capture of this Bee-Eater
Dave Hawkins10-Aug-2010 01:04
Another beautiful bird, and eating a bee on top of that!
Dubi Shapiro02-Jul-2010 08:51
Excellent capture of a bird that we never managed to find...
Guest 24-Jan-2010 03:56
Lovely purple bearded and timely shot of its meal!
Peter Stahl12-Nov-2009 02:10
You gotta love this guy! ~
RAINBIRDER18-Oct-2009 14:07
Nice capture of this stunning bird!!!
RappWizard17-Oct-2009 04:48
Nice shot!!
lou_rozensteins17-Oct-2009 02:00
What a beauty! We have bee-eaters, but nothing like these wonderful colours. Well done.
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