Blue-tailed Bee-eater (Merops philippinus)
Candaba, Pampanga, 9 Jan 2011
This colorful beauty fans out its tail as it tries to keep its balance on a swaying perch. I love the raindrops.
40D, 400/5.6 L, ISO 400, f/5.6, 1/160 sec, manual exposure, handheld (leaning on the Great Wall of Candaba), cropped, +0.5 EV in conversion