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What a lovely couple, they look so cute together.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:28 Jan 2013 - 5:15 PM
Focal Length:400mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/2000sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:1000
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:As Shot
Title:Chestnut-headed Bee-eaters
Username:pdunstan_Greymoon pdunstan_Greymoon
Uploaded:11 Feb 2013 - 8:03 AM
Tags:Bee-eater, Birds, Landscape / travel, Portraits / people, Sri lanka, Wildlife / nature, Yala
Votes:59

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Shedboy
Shedboy e2 Member 1Shedboy vcard United Kingdom
11 Feb 2013 - 8:04 AM

Beautiful.

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Trev_B
Trev_B e2 Member 7101 forum postsTrev_B vcard England61 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2013 - 8:08 AM

Wonderful colours Paul.

Trev

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wildlifephotographer

Beautiful capture of beautiful birds. Well done!

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fandangofandingo

Fantastic photo of these two beautiful birds.

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NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven e2 Member 2246 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2013 - 9:19 AM

Super colours.............love their perch.............nice light..............GrinGrinGrinGrin

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Craggwildlife
Craggwildlife e2 Member 570 forum postsCraggwildlife vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2013 - 9:22 AM

what a beautifull bird well captured
David

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milky
milky e2 Member 10milky vcard Wales
11 Feb 2013 - 9:23 AM

Excellent shot nice bird lov the colours----------MilkyWink

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brian17302
brian17302 e2 Member 2brian17302 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2013 - 9:46 AM

Slightly grainy sky from the 1000 ISO, but superb capture of these colourful birds

Regards Brian

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TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 5TonyDy vcard United Kingdom
11 Feb 2013 - 10:38 AM

Fantastic shot, Paul - the colours are wonderful.
Tony

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Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
11 Feb 2013 - 1:00 PM

What a cracking image paul, love it.
brian

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canonfan
canonfan  4 United Kingdom
11 Feb 2013 - 1:15 PM

A fantastic image. Glad to make it 30
Jim

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pdunstan_Greymoon
pdunstan_Greymoon e2 Member 2pdunstan_Greymoon vcard United Kingdom
11 Feb 2013 - 1:16 PM

Thank you all for the votes, this is the first time I have managed 30 votes in two consecutive days!!

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leontari
leontari e2 Member 1leontari vcard Greece
11 Feb 2013 - 8:08 PM

Lovely colours, excellent shot
Effrossini

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UrbaneMagick
11 Feb 2013 - 9:38 PM

Beautiful eye, very well taken !!

My parents in law have just returned from a three week bird photography trip to Southern India, I'm hoping he will join here & share Smile

GarethSmile

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pdunstan_Greymoon
pdunstan_Greymoon e2 Member 2pdunstan_Greymoon vcard United Kingdom
11 Feb 2013 - 9:41 PM

That would be great, if they got half the birds I saw in Sri Lanka they will be well pleased.

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GiovanniGucci
12 Feb 2013 - 4:38 AM

Great colors and I like teir pose and expression as well.

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
12 Feb 2013 - 8:31 AM

A stunning capture of these beautiful birds. Carol

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
13 Feb 2013 - 10:52 AM

Fantastic shot! That is what I dreamt of taking here in Malaysia.

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pdunstan_Greymoon
pdunstan_Greymoon e2 Member 2pdunstan_Greymoon vcard United Kingdom
13 Feb 2013 - 10:56 AM

I am sure you'll get your shot, I was in Sri Lanka for 2 weeks and that was the one and only moment I saw these birds, I just got lucky to capture them!!

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Moonrakerman
16 Feb 2013 - 10:11 AM

wow beautiful image of some beautiful birds

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CHRISB911
CHRISB911  854 forum posts1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Feb 2013 - 8:55 AM

superb colourful detailed image
chris

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SeveGarcia
SeveGarcia e2 Member 1SeveGarcia vcard United Kingdom
23 Feb 2013 - 6:16 PM

Super Picture, love the colours

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originalgum
21 Mar 2013 - 12:41 PM

WOW! What a great shot of two gorgeous birds... lovely!

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