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Merops apiaster

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26 Comments (1–25)

staccyh 9 years ago

such a great photo.

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 9 years ago


Ali Hemati Pour
Ali Hemati Pour 10 years ago

Very Wonderful

YukoChartraw 10 years ago

Breathtaking! Look at that beautiful mix of colors!

DoinaRussu 11 years ago

many thanks everyone for your visiting and appreciation:)

Amber Burns
Amber Burns 11 years ago


Seema 11 years ago


Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 11 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 11 years ago

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

DoinaRussu 11 years ago

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

DoinaRussu 11 years ago

YorkieSutaryo, thank you!:)

KatCuff 11 years ago

Great job!

YorkieSutaryo 11 years ago

wonderful bird!

DoinaRussu 11 years ago

thank you, Sachin!

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 11 years ago


DoinaRussu 11 years ago

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

surekha 11 years ago

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

DoinaRussu 11 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 11 years ago

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

DoinaRussu 11 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 11 years ago

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

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 11 years ago

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

DoinaRussu 11 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 11 years ago

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

textless 11 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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Drăgoeşti, Județul Ialomița, Romania

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

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