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Lilac-breasted Roller (Coracias caudatus)
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Lilac-breasted Roller (Coracias caudatus) (Coracias caudatus)

It's amazing how hard it is to get a frontal shot that shows off the lilac breast.
Habitat
Seasonal Flood Plain
Location
Chitabe Camp, Botswana
Date taken
June 13, 2014
Scientific name
Coracias caudatus
Equipment used
Nikon D600, 200-400mm
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Opus Editor
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Wow!!! Your patience was well rewarded then Dave, to get this - what a colour!! That bird is surely well named, isn't it.

A super picture.
 
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The colors, perch, pose, and background all make for an excellent image. :t:
 

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Africa
Added by
Dave Clark
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