Blue-tailed bee-eater courtship gift

Blue-tailed bee-eater courtship gift

C029/1414 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 25.1MB

Downloadable file size: 1.8MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Blue-tailed bee-eater (Merops philippinus) displaying a courtship gift. The blue-tailed bee-eater predominantly eats bees and dragonflies, which are caught in the air in flights from an open perch. During breeding periods, the male will offer insect prey as gifts to his mate. Photographed in India.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: 2, animal, animal behaviour, asia, asian, bee-eater, biological, biology, bird, blue-tailed bee-eater, bond, bonding, branch, breeding, courtship, display, dragonfly, fauna, feeding, female, food, gift, india, indian, insect, insectivore, insectivorous, male, mate, meal, merops philippinus, nature, no-one, nobody, offering, ornithological, ornithology, pair, perch, perched, perching, predator, prey, twig, two, wild, wildlife, zoological, zoology

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.