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A colourful and rare bee-eater and its mate have made their summer home on National Trust land on the Isle of Wight. Rarely seen on British shores, the colourful birds have nested on the island, with the Trust providing 24-hour surveillance to protect the bird’s eggs from potential theives

Picture: DIGITAL SOUTH (via Pictures of the day: 29 July 2014 - Telegraph)

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A colourful and rare bee-eater and its mate have made their summer home on National Trust land on the Isle of Wight. Rarely seen on British shores, the colourful birds have nested on the island, with the Trust providing 24-hour surveillance to protect the bird’s eggs from potential theives

Picture: DIGITAL SOUTH (via Pictures of the day: 29 July 2014 - Telegraph)