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White-fronted Bee-eater


Posted by info@wildlife.co.za on Tue Mar 14, 2017 12:34 pm

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White-fronted Bee-eater
(Merops bullockoides)
Rietvlei Nature Reserve

Camera: Nikon D3
Lens: 600mm + 1.7x
Shutter Speed: 1/1000
Aperture: f/8.0
ISO: 400

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by KK Hui on Tue Mar 14, 2017 6:24 pm
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Nice first post and welcome to NSN, Eric!
Superb timing ...
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by RichardMittleman/Gon2Foto on Tue Mar 14, 2017 7:30 pm
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Very nice. I'd like to know if this was luck or did you see it coming. Did the Bee-Eater eat it?
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by info@wildlife.co.za on Tue Mar 14, 2017 11:53 pm
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Thanks
Richard fortunately the Bee-eater had to rotate and smash the dragonfly on the perch a few times before eating it.
 

by david fletcher on Wed Mar 15, 2017 1:06 pm
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tricky things them Dragon flies... need a proper bashing. super shot Eric. another warm welcome to NSN
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by Karl Egressy on Wed Mar 15, 2017 4:41 pm
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Great looking action shot.
 

by joem on Thu Mar 16, 2017 7:09 am
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Very well captured Eric, great action.
 

by LHays on Thu Mar 16, 2017 4:49 pm
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Eric
That's one sweet image. Perfect timing.
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by mikullashbee on Thu Mar 16, 2017 7:11 pm
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Excellent shot!!! Great first post here. Look forward to more interesting species.
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