December 6, 2009
Bee-Eater in Flight
Photograph by József L. Szentpéteri
This Month in Photo of the Day: Most Popular Photos From 2009
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."
Buy a print of this photo.