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Lilac-breasted roller lands on branch carrying grasshopper

By NickDale      
A lilac-breasted roller carrying a dead grasshopper in its beak lifts its wings to take off from the leafy branch of a bush. It has brown eyes, a grey beak, a white crown, lilac breast, turquoise and blue wings and long tail feathers. Shot with a Nikon D810 in Tarangire National Park in Tanzania in January 2018..ISO 640, 800mm, f/8, 1/1000

Tags: Flying Sunlight Wildlife Animal Nature Blue White Beautiful Sunshine Africa Pretty Pink Small Bird Colourful Purple Feather Branch Tanzania Tiny African Lilac Sunny Landing Plumage Brown Wings Beak Bush Perching Turquoise Tarangire Wildlife and nature Coracias caudatus

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NDODS Plus
8 5.1k 127 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2018 7:17AM
Great avian/wildlife photography.

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12 Nov 2018 9:12AM
Great image.
ColleenA Plus
6 389 6 Australia
12 Nov 2018 10:55AM
Amazing shot
Beautiful colours
12 Nov 2018 11:13AM
Excellent image, well captured
12 Nov 2018 6:20PM
Beautiful...
JuBarney Plus
7 29 3 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2018 9:11PM
Terrific shot
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Spkr51 2 United States
13 Nov 2018 1:52AM
Excellent !!!!!

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