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Bee-Eater in Flight

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This Month in Photo of the Day: Animals

A brilliant blur as it plucks a butterfly from the air, the European bee-eater leads a colorful life on three continents.


See more photographs from the October 2008 feature story "Painting the Sky."

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Photo Tip of the Week

Long Exposures

When making long exposures, use a remote release to avoid camera movement. If you don't have a remote release, use the camera's self-timer.

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