Tuesday, August 09, 2022

Bee Eater

Bee-eater

A7R4  in APS-C mode

FE 200-600/5.6-6.3 G

190XPROB/GHFG1  Feb 2022

 

 

Blue-tailed Bee-eater

A greenish bee-eater with a prominent orangy-brown throat. Both sexes similar in appearance. Its black mask contrasts sharply with an orange throat. It has a yellow-brown crown, nape and back, transitioning to bluish wings and tail, and underparts that are green with a light blue vent.

 

f8 1/2000. @600mm, ISO 4000, 190B/GHFG1, Hampstead Wetlands Park, 7 Jan 2022

 

f8 1/2500. @600mm, ISO 2000, MT190XPRO3/BHQ2, Seletar Aerospace Crescent, 8 Dec 2021

 

f8 1/1600. @600mm, Full Frame, ISO 2500, 190B/GHFG1, Seletar Aerospace Crescent, 23 Dec 2021

 

f8 1/2000. @600mm, ISO 1600, MT190XPRO3/BHQ2, Seletar Aerospace Crescent, 8 Dec 2021

 

f8 1/2000. @600mm, Full Frame, ISO 1250, 190B/GHFG1, Hampstead Wetlands Park, 7 Jan 2022

 

 

f8 1/800. @600mm, ISO 1250, 190B/GHFG1, Marsiling Park Mangrove, 16 Dec 2021

 

 

 

Blue-throated Bee-eater

An attractive bird with a distinctive combination of chocolate-brown crown, bright blue throat and otherwise green plumage with blue rump and tail.. Sexes are similar in appearance, while juveniles have a bluish-green head and lack the elongated tail streamers of adult.

A6400, f8 1/1600. @600mm, ISO 800, MT190CSPRO3/BHQ2, 4 Feb 2021

 

 

A6400, f8 1/1600. @600mm, ISO 800, MT190CSPRO3/BHQ2, 4 Feb 2021

 

 

 

 

 

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