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Rainbow bee-eaters are brilliantly colored birds that grow to be 1924 cm (max 28 cm) in length, including the elongated tail feathers. The upper back and wings are green in color, and the lower back and under-tail coverts are bright blue. The undersides of the wings and primary flight feathers are red and tipped with black, and the tail is black to deep violet. The rainbow bee-eater's two central tail feathers are longer than the other tail feathers, and are longer in the male rainbow bee-eaters than in the females. The crown of the head, the stomach and breast, and the throat are pale yellowish in color, and the rainbow bee-eater has a black bib and a black stripe through its red eye.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:EF500mm f/4L IS USM +1.4x
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:10 Sep 2013 - 6:42 PM
Focal Length:700mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/14.0
Shutter Speed:1/1600sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:2500
Exposure Mode:Program AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:''Rainbow Bee-eater''
Username:wildlifephotographer wildlifephotographer
Uploaded:11 Sep 2013 - 9:49 AM
Tags:Wildlife / nature
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TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 5TonyDy vcard United Kingdom
11 Sep 2013 - 11:28 AM

Lovely shot, Gordon.
Tony

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 1:43 PM

Beautiful bird and excellent capture. ......Sandy

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece17 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 3:07 PM

And living up to his name, too Smile Carol

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 6:33 PM

A beautiful bird with it's capture, so well captured by you.
Ronnie.

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vandalp
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11 Sep 2013 - 8:30 PM

Stunning capture.
Vanda

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Norfolkboy
Norfolkboy e2 Member 8Norfolkboy vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2013 - 8:44 PM

Super capture
Colin

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