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Sep 21, 2011, 11:18:31 AM
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The end of the line- blue-cheeked Bee-eater by Jamie-MacArthur The end of the line- blue-cheeked Bee-eater by Jamie-MacArthur
I can never get over how green these guys are
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:icongradyart:
GradyArt Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Very nice shot!
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:iconjamie-macarthur:
Jamie-MacArthur Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2013
Cheers Jim ;-)
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:icontrinitite:
Trinitite Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2012  Student General Artist
Wow, that looks great! Love the timing of the capture and all that green!
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:iconjamie-macarthur:
Jamie-MacArthur Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2012
I thought you'd like the green :-)
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:iconglassreflections:
glassreflections Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Apparently, you're overcome with the green monster. Lol ;)
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:iconjamie-macarthur:
Jamie-MacArthur Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012
:rofl:
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:iconlaur720:
Laur720 Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Gorgeous. Not often I see a green bird unless its a humming bird.
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:iconjamie-macarthur:
Jamie-MacArthur Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2012
many thanks for all your comments and favs ;-)
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:iconlaur720:
Laur720 Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
yw.
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:iconxoronar:
xOronar Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
What a perfect clear shot! Amazing :heart:
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:iconjamie-macarthur:
Jamie-MacArthur Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2012
Thank you very much Eline ;-)
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:iconohallford:
ohallford Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012
At first i thought it was a hummingbird. Wonderful color.
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:iconjamie-macarthur:
Jamie-MacArthur Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2012
Thank you very much , about 20 times the size !
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:iconjulienkraakman:
JulienKraakman Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Nice work Jamie :)
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:iconjamie-macarthur:
Jamie-MacArthur Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012
Thank you very much Julien :-)
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:icondragon-queen101:
Dragon-Queen101 Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012  Student General Artist
WOW this is such a cool picture i bet it was hard to get a picture of it i have tried and so far have never been able to get a picture of one
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:iconjamie-macarthur:
Jamie-MacArthur Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012
Thank you very much :-) you live near bee-eaters ?
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:icondragon-queen101:
Dragon-Queen101 Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012  Student General Artist
Your very welcome!! Yes i do i see them all the time but jus don't have a good enough camera yet i plan on getting a better one soon
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:iconjamie-macarthur:
Jamie-MacArthur Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012
I hope you do , do you are out in the Midfle East ?
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:icondragon-queen101:
Dragon-Queen101 Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012  Student General Artist
What do u mean out in the middle east?
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:iconjamie-macarthur:
Jamie-MacArthur Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012
These Bee-eaters are found in Arabia, Egypt and that general area !
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:icondragon-queen101:
Dragon-Queen101 Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012  Student General Artist
Humm nope i am in the U.S.A they come around some times during spring
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:iconjamie-macarthur:
Jamie-MacArthur Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012
Ah maybe something similar Ash there are no bee eaters in the USA I'm afraid especially not theses I'm sorry to say . We don't even get these here in the UK . I wonder what it is you get ? What state ate you in?
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:iconleocervas:
Leocervas Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012
Beautiful shot!:love:
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:iconjamie-macarthur:
Jamie-MacArthur Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012
Thank you very much Leo :-)
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:iconbluemysticart:
bluemysticart Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012
Mind blowing! I love this colorful one! I'm still amazed by your brilliant photography, Jamie :hug: What you do goes beyond just taking the photo... Finding the birds and then seizing the opportunity at the precise moment exceeds other art forms.
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:iconjamie-macarthur:
Jamie-MacArthur Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012
You ate way too kind hun :hug: thank you again for your lively comments :-)
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:iconbluemysticart:
bluemysticart Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012
You're welcome, dear :cuddle: I really admire what you do. :w00t:
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:iconjamie-macarthur:
Jamie-MacArthur Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012
That means a lot to me I'm glad I can bring a smile to your face :hug:
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:iconbluemysticart:
bluemysticart Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012
Your photos certainly do :icongrin--plz: I would never see these beauties if not for you posting them here. Lord knows I'd never go through the trouble to crawl through the desert etc to see them :omfg:
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:iconjamie-macarthur:
Jamie-MacArthur Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012
The rewards ate certainly worth the effort to me and it makes me even happier that you enjoy them yay yay
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:iconzv3zda:
zv3zda Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012
Lets Go Green!

I think that what these guys want to say (using body language) ;)
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:iconjamie-macarthur:
Jamie-MacArthur Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012
Yes he is trying to be environmentally friendly !!!!
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:iconartbybeverly:
ArtBYbeverly Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Talk about hanging on a wire...lol Oh he is really green for a blue-cheeked bee-eater! Amazing photo once more!!
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:iconjamie-macarthur:
Jamie-MacArthur Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012
You are way too kind ! Yes it makes you wonder if they got the name right ! :rofl:
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:iconartbybeverly:
ArtBYbeverly Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
LOL yes it does :) haha
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:iconherofan135:
herofan135 Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
It's not easy being green.
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:iconjamie-macarthur:
Jamie-MacArthur Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012
I'll have to remember that lol
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:icontristessaart:
TristessaArt Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012
yes, they are shockingly green :wow:
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:iconjamie-macarthur:
Jamie-MacArthur Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012
I thought I was bad when I have all my camo gear on !!! :rofl:
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:iconpencillover:
PencilLover Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012
"Hey, who stole the rest of the wire!?"
:D
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:iconjamie-macarthur:
Jamie-MacArthur Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012
Government cuts lol
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:iconpencillover:
PencilLover Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012
Yeah, everything is government's fault :D
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:iconjamie-macarthur:
Jamie-MacArthur Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012
Absolutely !!!!!
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:iconpencillover:
PencilLover Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012
Yeah! Screw the system! I'm polish I know this stuff :D
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