About the Author

Graeme was born and raised in the Wellington/Hutt Valley area of New Zealand. He practiced as a pharmacist in Dunedin, Napier and Hamilton after obtaining a degree in pharmacy. He later obtained a BSc and MSc (Hons) from Waikato University in Hamilton before completing a PhD in Biochemistry in Adelaide, Australia in 1982. After five years in Birmingham, U.K. he moved to Singapore where he became a Professor and Principal Investigator at the Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in 1988. He is the author of over 100 scientific papers. Nature photography has always been an interest of Graeme's but became a serious pursuit for him in the last 15 years. He has won more than 1,200 awards in international exhibitions and has had a number of published articles and images, including 30 covers. In 2011, Graeme retired to live on Penang Island in Malaysia where the tropical environment provides him with plenty of photographic subjects. To learn more about Graeme and see more of his work, visit his website grguy.smugmug.com and blog malaysianwildlifephotography.blogspot.com.

Chestnut-headed Bee-eaters
by Graeme Guy | April 5, 2013

© Graeme GuyAs a nature photographer, you develop an attachment to certain species. One of my favorite bird species is bee-eaters. They are colorful, are master hunters and flying aces. In my adopted location of northeastern Malaysia there are three species of the total of 26 world-wide species. Before movi...

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