A Rainbow Bee-Eater (Merops ornatus) photographed amongst the sand dunes, behind a Gold Coast beach. They are acrobatic flyers, catching insects in the air.
This is the 900th picture posted on this site, and I hope for there to be many more. Shortly I will be adding a complete family tree of Australian Birds, and also a complete alphabetical list, by common names.
Canon EOS 50D
Flash: Not Fired
Images Copyright Alan Fear 2007/12