Photo of the week: White-fronted Bee-eater

12/2/2013 | 0

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White-fronted Bee-eater ©2013 Barry Miller

In our new photo of the week, a White-fronted Bee-eater pauses on a log with a dragonfly in its bill.

Barry Miller of Columbia, Maryland, shot the photo in September in Zambia in south-central Africa. He was on a photo safari at Kaingo Camp within South Luangwa National Park, a 3,500-square-mile wilderness that is home to elephants, giraffes, lions, leopards, and more than 400 bird species.

White-fronted Bee-eater is common in the vast savannas of sub-equatorial Africa. It preys primarily on bees and also eats other flying insects.

Barry used a Canon 7D and a 400mm lens with a 1.4x teleconverter.


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