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Re: Roller, European

Unread post by Sky » Sat Dec 19, 2009 5:04 pm

Hi Everyone

Saw one off these in Bethal in the middle of the Mpumalanga highveld

First saw it on Wednesday and again today will see if can take a pic
Has anyone seen one apart from KNP where you see them often ?
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Unread post by JenB » Sat Mar 20, 2010 8:51 pm

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Re: Roller, European

Unread post by DinkyBird » Sun Apr 11, 2010 8:30 pm

Kruger, mid March 2010 - Satara Area. I was so lucky with the light that evening ... I must share the pic:

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Unread post by bishop3006 » Tue May 04, 2010 10:26 pm

Dinkybird, that is an amazing photo - the colours are lovely! Thanks for sharing. :thumbs_up:
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Re: Roller, European

Unread post by Impisi08 » Wed May 05, 2010 3:50 pm

Dinkybird, great picture. Indeed very beautiful light.


This one was enjoying the rain.

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Unread post by DinkyBird » Wed May 05, 2010 5:27 pm

Thanks guys - it was one of those days the lighting was just perfect. The sun low before sunset and the sky dark and brooding with storm clouds all around.
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Unread post by Sprocky » Wed May 05, 2010 5:33 pm

One of my favourites.

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Unread post by Mike1916 » Wed May 05, 2010 8:07 pm

Wow, Wonderful photo Sprocky :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up:
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Unread post by DinkyBird » Mon Jun 21, 2010 7:58 pm

Not a diet I would choose ....

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Re: Roller, European

Unread post by Johann » Fri Feb 25, 2011 2:13 pm

Near Punda Maria, Jan 2011

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Re: Roller, European

Unread post by Leeukos » Mon Mar 21, 2011 10:17 am

The following pictures of the European Roller was taken close to the Afsaal picnic spot in March 2011.

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Re: Roller, European

Unread post by jacliz » Sat Apr 23, 2011 1:26 am

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Kruger, February 2010
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Unread post by Kamadejo » Sat Apr 23, 2011 6:46 am

Fantastic pic jacliz :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: Roller, European

Unread post by naomi c » Sun Jan 20, 2013 11:00 am

Pic taken on the Tropic of Capricorn Loop end of December. Only after the pics were downloaded did we notice the seriously damaged bill!

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Re: Roller, European

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Sun Apr 21, 2013 8:47 pm

Kruger March 2013

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Beautiful morning light

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