Lilac Breasted Roller, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania, East Africa. (Featured in Pictures with the WOW Factor & The Birds & Others.)The group gets its name from the aerial acrobatics some of these birds perform during courtship or territorial flights. They are monogamous and nest in an unlined hole in a tree or in masonry, and lay 2–4 eggs in the tropics, 3–6 at higher latitudes. The Lilac Breasted Roller is the national bird of Botswana.
Canon 500D, Canon 100-400mm lens