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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 5D MkII
Lens:EF500mm f/4L IS USM +1.4x
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:1 Jan 2000 - 12:00 AM
Focal Length:700mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/9.0
Shutter Speed:1/800sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:160
Exposure Mode:Program AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:Rainbow bee-eater
Username:wildlifephotographer wildlifephotographer
Uploaded:10 May 2013 - 8:13 AM
Tags:Wildlife / nature
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capto
capto e2 Member 2943 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
10 May 2013 - 8:20 AM

Super in action image.Smile

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prabhusinha
prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
10 May 2013 - 8:34 AM

A fantastic catch -congratulation for both .

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senn
senn e2 Member 3senn vcard Belgium1 Constructive Critique Points
10 May 2013 - 8:43 AM

excellent capture ..

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boov
boov  1 United Kingdom
10 May 2013 - 8:56 AM

Fantastic ....

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Newdawei
Newdawei  3 China
10 May 2013 - 10:19 AM

You got a great moment, just excellent !
Chen

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4137 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
10 May 2013 - 12:02 PM

Top quality shot.
Ronnie.

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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  1 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
10 May 2013 - 12:29 PM

wow - superb shot - brilliant.

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
10 May 2013 - 2:37 PM

Stunning detail and colour. What a beautiful shot.......Sandy

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85835 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
10 May 2013 - 5:14 PM

A fine capture

Both you and the superb birdWink

Adrian

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2155 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
10 May 2013 - 6:34 PM

WOW wow wow..... magnificent

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DonMc
DonMc e2 Member 5DonMc vcard United Kingdom
14 May 2013 - 8:33 PM

Wow!!!SmileSmileWink
DonMc

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