Cape Sugarbird or Bee-eater? by naturalnomad

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A Cape Sugarbird (Promerops cafer) catches a bee against a backdrop of proteas.

Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, South Africa

Canon Digital Rebel XTi
Canon EF70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM + 2X teleconverter @ 400mm

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africa, birds, protea, south africa, sugarbird, flower, orange, wildlife, nature, bird, african, proteas, flowers, cape town, kirstenbosh, cape peninsula, south african, bee, sugarbirds, bruce, robinson

I have spent the better part of my adult life traveling the world searching for adventure and making photographs. The world is full of the marvelous. Nature is my inspiration. Enjoy!

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  • Lance Leopold
    Lance Leopoldalmost 4 years ago

    Lovely catch!!

  • ChrisCoombes
    ChrisCoombesalmost 4 years ago

    awesome capture, well done

  • kalaryder
    kalaryderalmost 4 years ago

    Wonderful vibrant flower and great timing with the bird

  • kalaryder
    kalaryderalmost 4 years ago

  • Thanks so much for your feature!

    – naturalnomad

  • TeresaB
    TeresaBalmost 4 years ago

    September 6, 2010

  • Rose Gallik
    Rose Gallikalmost 4 years ago

    Congratulations on your stunning capture!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • many thanks!

    – naturalnomad

  • AndreaEL
    AndreaELalmost 4 years ago

    Congrats on your well deserved feature, brilliant work.

  • Anne-Marie Bokslag
    Anne-Marie Bok...almost 4 years ago

    Don’t forget to enter this image in the SEPTEMBER Features Challenge.

  • naturalnomad
    naturalnomadalmost 4 years ago

    Many many thanks!

  • DaveOvenden
    DaveOvendenover 3 years ago

    Fine capture and comp………….. Dave

  • Thanks so much!

    – naturalnomad

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