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Yellow Water, Kakadu National Park


Make Nikon D1X
Lens Nikkor AF VR 80-400 mm f/4.5-5.6D   at 600 mm
Exposure 1/320 s, f/5.6, ISO not available 
Image size 459 x 667 pixels

IOC Names

Deutsch  Regenbogenspint Dutch  Regenboogbijeneter
Italian  Gruccione iridato Spanish  Abejaruco Australiano


The only bee-eater found in Australia.

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Rainbow Bee-eater
Merops ornatus
GuÍpier arc-en-ciel

Jean-Michel PAULUS