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Carmine Frenzy

By rontear  
The sand banks of the Luangwa River are high, ideal nesting location for Carmine Bee Eaters. These have been on my hit list for some time!! Very difficult to approach and photograph, here a frenzy of activity !!!

Tags: Colour Flight Africa Zambia Activity Wildlife and nature Frenzy Carmine Bee Eaters Luangwa River

Voters: franken, Jaydee007, MalcolmM and 21 more


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franken Plus
13 3.7k 4 Wales
20 Nov 2012 8:30AM
Impressive image Ron.

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Jaydee007 7 34 2 England
20 Nov 2012 8:31AM
Lovely shot with tons of action. Bee eaters must be amongst the beautiful birds in the world and I always love watching them Grin
Jim
Lillian Plus
6 21 16 United Kingdom
20 Nov 2012 8:41AM
All that movement Ron and flashes of colours
can only image the sounds of these
well captured
Lillian
20 Nov 2012 8:56AM
I can see how hard these must have been to get. Almost the same colours as the red banks. So many of them. I have only ever seen a pair!
jenni
Richsr Plus
8 90 219 England
20 Nov 2012 8:58AM
Somehow I knew this would be yours Ron, like the movment and colours in this
regards Richard
abeeror2 3 22 Australia
20 Nov 2012 9:44AM
Fantastic!!
AnnChown Plus
6 197 1 United Kingdom
20 Nov 2012 10:47AM
Such a frenzy of activity - these are beautiful birds and to capture their coming and going takes a certain skill. Love this action shot!
Ann
Hermanus 3 4 South Africa
20 Nov 2012 11:17AM
What an unusual but great photo !! I Love it Smile
exposure Plus
11 3.2k England
20 Nov 2012 11:24AM
A lovely image Ron...lots going on & to look at.
Pauline.
SlowSong Plus
7 5.8k 29 England
20 Nov 2012 11:45AM
Very nice to pick out the flashes of colour against the sandy b/g. Great movement.
x
20 Nov 2012 12:29PM
I'm amazed at the amount of action you've manged to capture here Ron. I've only ever seen this before as video or film on TV.

Dougie
Ade_Osman 12 4.5k 36 England
20 Nov 2012 4:21PM
You lucky beggar, you obviously had some good guide while you were there Ron, very envious, but not in a nasty way.

AdeWink
SUE118 Plus
7 8 1 United Kingdom
20 Nov 2012 4:35PM
Such a graceful image.
20 Nov 2012 6:16PM
Colourful flashes of movement, Ron.
Paul
AnneWorner Plus
8 620 43 United States
20 Nov 2012 6:33PM
Frenzy captured artfully - these are such beautifully plumaged birds!

Anne
annettep38 Plus
4 217 36 Costa Rica
21 Nov 2012 10:15PM
what a buzz - as hectic as a big human city but the traffic seems more organized.
a fantastic shot!
25 Nov 2012 12:18AM
Superb
-source
rontear Plus
12 8 7 England
2 Dec 2012 10:43AM
You all got the buzz !! Thank you
Ron.

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