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Lilac Breasted Roller


Posted by Carol Clarke on Wed May 02, 2018 6:16 pm

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Another one I've not posted before, a Lilac breasted Roller, from Lower Zambezi, Zambia.

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Eos 10D.  Canon 500F4.  ISO 100. F8.

The ragged perch is the result of elephants ripping the branches off to eat!

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by Ron Day on Wed May 02, 2018 9:40 pm
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Gorgeous image, Carol. Love the vivid color on the bird which is set off beautifully by the clean background. Excellent work.
 

by himadri roy on Wed May 02, 2018 10:08 pm
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Amazing image madam. TFS.
 

by Mako_Elite on Wed May 02, 2018 11:04 pm
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Holy Mackerel, the colors are amazing. Did someone painted the bird with Crayons ? :-).

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by Karl Egressy on Thu May 03, 2018 6:19 am
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Probably the most colorful bird you can find and a very nice image of it, Carol.
 

by leigha on Thu May 03, 2018 6:47 am
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Wow, look at all the colours! Love it. Nicely captured, Carol.
 

by David J. Bogener on Thu May 03, 2018 4:03 pm
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Perfect head turn/pose, super clean background and what a remarkable subject.
 

by Nate Chappell on Thu May 03, 2018 4:27 pm
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They are such beautiful birds and you captured the vibrant plumage well here against that bright sky Carol!
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by David Salem on Fri May 04, 2018 12:58 am
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Very nice Carol! Love these guys and you sure did him justice with beautiful colors and details captured. A lifer for me, so I'm a bit jealous. Well done
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by david fletcher on Fri May 04, 2018 1:07 pm
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beautiful colours Carol. like the way you have framed this too. (Loving Luo's comment)... Bravo!
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by ugolino on Sun May 06, 2018 3:38 pm
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One of the most gorgeous birds in the world... need to get back to Africa to see more..
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by Jim Urbach on Sun May 06, 2018 6:29 pm
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lovely image Carol
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by Swissblad on Thu May 17, 2018 1:41 am
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Strikingly beautiful image, Carol!
 

by ANIT MITRA on Sat May 19, 2018 10:27 am
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Excellent taken...awesome bird to shoot..congrats..
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