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European Bee Eaters | by www.craigrogers.photography
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European Bee Eaters

I'm so lucky to have these visiting the garden to catch their food.

 

In the area there are a few colonies of them. This is more of a record shot and I look forward to getting closer to them.

 

Bee Eaters are seen perched on wires with their food. If the food has a sting (Bees and Wasps) then they bash them against the wire to break the stinger off before tossing them in the air and eating them.

 

Taken near Sao Marcos da Serra in the Algarve.

 

Blog post: www.craigrogers.photography/?p=2457

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Taken on April 9, 2017