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Merops apiaster : male offering female a bee 2/4

Posted by
Johan Dierckx (Wijnegem, Belgium) on 4 October 2017 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Merops apiaster Linnaeus, 1758

NL: Bijeneter
EN: European bee-eater
DE: Bienenfresser
FR: Guêpier d'Europe

Image: Ihringen (DE) - 27/05/2017

Canon EOS 7D 1/1250 second F/6.3 ISO 200 600 mm

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omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice shot!
Lovely moment!

4 Oct 2017 11:56am

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

oh adorable

4 Oct 2017 2:01pm

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Very good shot of this moment of life, well done.

5 Oct 2017 7:42am

Canon EOS 7D
1/1250 second
ISO 200
600 mm