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Profile portrait of a Lilac Breasted Roller, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania, East Africa. 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
(Featured in Amazing Wildlife, & Other Groups.)

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roller, lilac breasted, bird, portrait, profile, colourful, colorful, acacia, national park, nature, coraciiformes, serengeti, tanzania, carole anne fooks

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Dynamic, documentary and expressive Travel photography with interests in people, landscape, culture, architecture, ancient civilizations, nature and wildlife.
Also interested in photographing local events.
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Comments

  • jesika
    jesikaabout 3 years ago

    A gorgeous bird, lovely image
    j

  • Carole-Anne
    Carole-Anneabout 3 years ago

    Thank you Jesika.

  • Elaine123
    Elaine123about 3 years ago

  • AndreaEL
    AndreaELabout 3 years ago

    CONGRATULATIONS on your wonderful feature, beautiful work.

  • Carole-Anne
    Carole-Anneabout 3 years ago

    Thank you Elaine and thank you Andrea, Carole-Anne

  • Navigator
    Navigatorabout 3 years ago

    This really is a stunning bird. A remarkable capture! You rock!

  • Carole-Anne
    Carole-Anneabout 3 years ago

    Thank you Navigator. Carole-Anne

  • Sassie Otto
    Sassie Ottoabout 3 years ago


    28 May 2011

  • Thank you Sassie. Carole-Anne

    – Carole-Anne

  • Elizabeth Kendall
    Elizabeth Kendallabout 3 years ago

    One of the most beautiful birds in Africa! Excellent shot!

  • Thank you Elizabeth. Yes, they are really wonderful. Carole-Anne

    – Carole-Anne

  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjesabout 3 years ago


    2 Day 2011/05/29
    Excellent capture!

  • Thank you Margaret. Carole-Anne

    – Carole-Anne

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