During a short walk along the banks of the Bued River early this morning, this bee-eater passed near me, did a U-turn in the air and banked away at a nice angle relative to the sun.
I quickly fired a short 10 fps burst, and one of the frames caught the subject in a photogenic full wingspread.
Blue-tailed Bee-eater (Merops philippinus , resident)
Habitat - Open country usually associated with water along rivers, marshes and ricefields.
|Shooting Info - Bued River, Rosario, La Union, Philippines, December 11, 2016, EOS 7D MII + EF 400 DO IS II, |
400 mm, f/5.0, 1/2000 sec, ISO 320, manual exposure in available light, hand held, major crop resized to 800 x 533.