Pretty happy!

They’re happy … I’m happy … the Rainbow Bee-eaters are back at the Newstead Cemetery. Two pairs this morning, performing courtship acrobatics and catching insects on the wing … we are now in early summer.

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Male Rainbow Bee-eater with a march fly, Newstead Cemetery, 24th October 2014.

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The female arriving at the perch.

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The female at right – shorter tail streamers and slightly duller than the male.

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