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#12 Serengeti - Lilac Breasted Roller

Posted by
kiwisa (North Shore, New Zealand) on 12 November 2018 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

I love this colourful bird, even though it is quite common.

Canon EOS 7D Mark II 1/1000 second F/8.0 ISO 250 560 mm

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Very beautiful bird. I think it is a cousin jay, which occurs in Finnish forests. Also it is veru beautiful, but its vocal voice is not loved.

12 Nov 2018 5:26am

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Oiseau superbe. Magnifique cliché rempli de beaux détails.

12 Nov 2018 6:48am

dobbino from Cape Town, South Africa

These colours are simply magnificent! What a stunner of a bird! And you've even caught the catchlight in the eye!

12 Nov 2018 7:11am

@dobbino: Rob they are so easy to photograph as they are not too worried about the vehicle and seem to pose for ages.

Dreams come treu from Utrecht, Netherlands

A beautiful bird with nice colors.

12 Nov 2018 7:16am

Captain Guildive Ajoupa from Saint Nazaire.Pays de la Loire., France

Cet oiseau est vraiment d'une beauté renversante.

12 Nov 2018 7:46am

By Marie from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

His is magnificent. I love rollers!

12 Nov 2018 8:03am

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

une intéressante recherche

12 Nov 2018 9:04am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Oh, what a beautiful bird !

12 Nov 2018 9:09am

: Helen : from is currently photographing in, Australia

Oooo, nice one! They are so beautiful these birds

12 Nov 2018 9:52am

Ralf Kesper from Fröndenberg, Germany

Perfect catch!

12 Nov 2018 9:56am

Marcel P. from Belgium

fier le coquin !

12 Nov 2018 10:35am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

great view of it

12 Nov 2018 11:22am

Hiro from Japan

nice colors !!

12 Nov 2018 11:31am

beach from Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

What a lovely colour bird.

12 Nov 2018 12:10pm

Shaun from Massachusetts, United States

Magnificent color and detail. A superb capture. 5*

12 Nov 2018 12:10pm

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Beautiful bird and photo.

12 Nov 2018 5:53pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

What a beautiful close up!

12 Nov 2018 6:23pm

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Superb capture of this bird !

12 Nov 2018 8:19pm

~~~Ann~~~ from Nelson, New Zealand

I am envious, Frances. Would so love to return. A few yrs back I had the good fortune to visit the Mara Triangle for a few days. Some pics from that trip can be viewed here

13 Nov 2018 2:33am

@~~~Ann~~~: Thanks Ann, I remember your photos and have just reviewed them. The Mara Triangle is wonderful, we loved it.

Photon from Valbonne, France

wow, look at the colurs of nature...a wonderful thing that you have captured....great

13 Nov 2018 2:40am

@Photon: Thank you.

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Canon EOS 7D Mark II
1/1000 second
ISO 250
560 mm