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Bee eater

Merops apiaster

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26 Comments (1–25)

staccyh 7 years ago

such a great photo.

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 7 years ago


Ali Hemati Pour
Ali Hemati Pour 7 years ago

Very Wonderful

YukoChartraw 7 years ago

Breathtaking! Look at that beautiful mix of colors!

DoinaRussu 8 years ago

many thanks everyone for your visiting and appreciation:)

Amber Burns
Amber Burns 8 years ago


Seema 8 years ago


Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 8 years ago

@ chebeague7 you must come to Eurasia.... these birds are very lovely to watch.... This spotting is very ideal to learn about wildlife photography....!!

chebeague7 8 years ago

never heard of a bee eater! but now i have. Awesome!!

DoinaRussu 8 years ago

KatCuff, thank you very much for visiting!....this is my favorite:)

DoinaRussu 8 years ago

YorkieSutaryo, thank you!:)

KatCuff 8 years ago

Great job!

YorkieSutaryo 8 years ago

wonderful bird!

DoinaRussu 8 years ago

thank you, Sachin!

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 8 years ago


DoinaRussu 8 years ago

surekha, I am glad you like it...thanks a lot for all your kind words!:)

surekha 9 years ago

Look at my beautiful colors... :)) Love this one too, Doina!

DoinaRussu 9 years ago

I have so many pictures of these birds, that,I might put a picture a day here!:)
Have a nice day, AshishNimkar!

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Hope you show here more interesting spottings on this cute bird...!!

DoinaRussu 9 years ago

AshishNimkar, thank you for your visit and appreciation!
I found a colony on the bank of pond; there were nests... I go to visit many times I can :)

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Bee eaters are my first mates during approach to trekking places..mostly in rural and semi forest habitats.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Cute pose... what a balance act with spreading his tail... Rare moment....!!

DoinaRussu 9 years ago

Hi, textless,
I'm so glad you like my pictures with bee eaters, is my favorite bird!:)
I have very many pictures of these birds; is not a rare bird, but its habitat is particularly- makes its nest in the ground,dig galleries....Is a migratory bird; in Romania, coming just this species, Merops apiaster.

DoinaRussu 9 years ago

AnnvanWijgerden, I'm glad you like it! Thank you!

textless 9 years ago

I love your photos of bee eaters... I had never heard of these birds before I saw your spottings. :)

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Spotted on Jul 25, 2010
Submitted on Sep 30, 2011

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