The colours of the rainbow

Category: Outdoor Scenes


Photo and caption by ruwani mendis

"It was the rainbow gave thee birth, and left thee all her lovely hues." - W. H. Davies :- although originally said about a kingfisher, also true for this magnificent rainbow bee-eater on the lookout for its breakfast. The starkness of the the bare branch contrasts sharply with the explosion of colour of the bird set off against the sheer blue canvas of the dawn sky.

Location: Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory, Australia


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