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On a Wing and a Prayer

By NickDale      
A lilac-breasted roller with a catchlight in its eye takes off from a thorny branch, looking towards the camera. It has turquoise and blue wings, a lilac neck and a black and white stripe on its head. Shot at Klein's Camp, Tanzania, in April 2019.
ISO 2500, 1000mm, f/16, 1/2000

Tags: Flying Wildlife Africa Bird Colourful Safari Tanzania Roller Wildlife and nature Lilac-breasted roller Coracias caudatus

Voters: mogobiker, waltknox, barryyoungnz and 26 more


NDODS 11 5.2k 127 United Kingdom
5 Apr 2019 6:25AM
Great timing and capture Nick.
davetac 12 69 2 United Kingdom
5 Apr 2019 7:08AM
rontear Plus
18 23 9 England
5 Apr 2019 1:05PM
Perfect Nick, my award.
A very well shot image great detail lovely colours superb capture, Nick.

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