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bird & bee encounter _6-29-12_056

So it's not surprising that things happen quickly when trying to photograph these little birds. I was watching this young guy (I think this is a juvenile male) when all of a sudden he pulls this bee/?wasp (in the photo) out of the air with his beak, then lays it down on a plant. The bee/wasp? pops up & goes right after the bird. I was too surprised to make the 1st capture, but here is the continuation...

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Taken on June 29, 2012