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Again, not sure of the species, but wonderful colours. I caught it just as it turned to face into the sun and then took off. If anybody knows the species, please do let me know. African again I think.
Edit: I understand it's actually a Lilac Breasted Roller. Pretty little fella ain't he?
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Looks like a lilac-breasted roller to me
This bird is really pretty - nice and clear shot
Wow, gorgeous light and detail, great shot.
I agree with John, a lilac-breasted roller it is! And a beautiful image too, you have caught the light on it perfectly. Great work.
Thanks guys. No saturation applied, although I did think I could have applied some... am interested in any thoughts?
What gorgeous colours. Brilliant.
An absolute jewel of a bird. Spot on.
Fantastic rich colours. Great work.
Super colourful capture.
Striking colours. Beautiful. JNC
I agree with the others it's a lilac-breasted roller.
Thanks folks, now I know what I took a photo of!
Great colours and reflections,superb shot
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