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Hi everyone,

It's been a long time since I last posted but I have a good(ish) reason... basically me and my family packed up the house and shipped it to Singapore where we are now living! So I've been very busy for the last few months, but hopefully can start posting here again Smile

Here is a Red Bearded Bee Eater that I photographed in Panti Forest in Malaysia. This is a very shy bird so I and my other photographer buddies were well chuffed to have had this experience with not just one but two of these birds Grin

I hope you like this one, and Happy Lunar New Year as everyone is celebrating over here Smile

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS USM + 2.0x TC
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Focal Length:600mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/40sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Red Bearded Bee Eater
Username:WildLight WildLight
Uploaded:3 Feb 2011 - 8:37 AM
Tags:Asia, Bee eater, Bird, Malaysia, Panti, Rainforest, Rare, Red bearded, Wildlife / nature
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photophantom
3 Feb 2011 - 8:41 AM

stunning bird, excellent shot
Dennis

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 5barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2011 - 8:49 AM

WOW !! Lucky you ... look forward to more images as brilliant as this one

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2011 - 9:09 AM

Excellent and wonderful capture of this beautiful bird,well done,
saeid

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Imagephotographics

Fantastic capture - well done !

Chris

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TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 5TonyDy vcard United Kingdom
3 Feb 2011 - 11:25 AM

Beautiful image, pin sharp.
I can see why you went!
Tony

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rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2011 - 4:15 PM

Good to hear from you Joe. Wild birds with a difference ! Beautiful Bee Eater. You seem to have settled and are managing to get out there ! Ron.

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7125 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2011 - 4:41 PM

A superb image, what a stunning bird, very well captured. Carol

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WindowonWildlife
WindowonWildlife e2 Member 4WindowonWildlife vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2011 - 8:13 PM

Top Drawer image and capture,they don't come much better.

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LukeParkinson

Totally agree with Dean (questforquality) Joe, Superb mate

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Samuel_Aron
Samuel_Aron Junior Member 3 England2 Constructive Critique Points
2 Mar 2011 - 8:32 PM

Excellent capture!
Sam.

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8226 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
2 Mar 2011 - 8:32 PM

A cracking shot of this beautiful and brightly coloured bird, such pin sharp detail in the plumage

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Tom-Melton
Tom-Melton e2 Member 6Tom-Melton vcard United Kingdom
21 May 2011 - 2:17 PM

a superb capture

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 7282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2011 - 2:18 PM

excellent love the colour and the detail, good luck with your new home

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kinfatric
kinfatric  9550 forum posts Scotland9 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jun 2011 - 8:26 PM

Smashing subject and detail.

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Big_Beavis
Big_Beavis e2 Member 9Big_Beavis vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2011 - 7:00 PM

Fantastic !!!

David

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 6337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2011 - 7:54 AM

Very well captured and composed shot
Lovely colours - hope you will be very happy in your new situation Smile
Helen

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alfpics
alfpics  12356 forum posts England
30 Aug 2011 - 11:35 AM

A beautiful photo
Andy

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Mavis
Mavis e2 Member 12143 forum postsMavis vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Dec 2011 - 5:59 PM

Gorgeous colours , great bokeh. Such an unusual bird . So well composed

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