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European Bee-eater twins  European Bee-eater,Merops apiaster Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. Absolutely gorgeous in every way! Promoted to homepage. Posted 10 years ago
  2. I love these birds, but this is a perfect shot!
    The plant they are perched on looks like a Chinese hibiscus.
    Posted 10 years ago
  3. WOWWWWWW !!! Posted 10 years ago
  4. i love your pictures a lot. they all are wonderful. congrats. Posted 9 years ago
  5. wonderful capture! Posted 8 years ago
  6. Such a sweet shot, love this one! Posted 8 years ago

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The European bee-eater is a near passerine bird in the bee-eater family Meropidae. The genus name "Merops" is Ancient Greek for "bee-eater", and "apiaster" is Latin, also meaning "bee-eater", from "apis", "bee".

Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By shimi eni

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Uploaded May 29, 2013. Captured Apr 19, 2013 07:59.
  • NIKON D300
  • f/4.0
  • 1/800s
  • ISO400
  • 500mm