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Re: Roller, Purple

Unread post by oddesy » Thu Dec 03, 2009 10:30 am

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Re: Roller, Purple

Unread post by Mike1916 » Sat Apr 24, 2010 10:52 pm

Lovely light :D :D

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Re: Roller, Purple

Unread post by Rusty Justy » Sat Apr 24, 2010 11:34 pm

Great Pic! :thumbs_up:
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Re: Roller, Purple

Unread post by Elsa » Tue May 11, 2010 12:25 pm

Seen sitting here for a good couple of hours.
Kruger, Feb this year.

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Re: Roller, Purple

Unread post by Rusty Justy » Wed May 12, 2010 10:15 am

Very Sharp image, considering the light! :clap:
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Rookie2009 » Wed Nov 03, 2010 7:15 pm

Hi guys!

Can you please help me:

Saw this bird three weeks ago in the morning (04.30) near letaba:

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Jungle Junkie » Wed Nov 03, 2010 7:36 pm

Looks like a Purple Roller to me - I may be wrong :D
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Micetta » Wed Nov 03, 2010 7:38 pm

You are not wrong JJ, it's a purple roller :thumbs_up:

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Unread post by pantera leo » Wed Nov 03, 2010 8:15 pm

Agree with Purple Roller! :thumbs_up:

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Rookie2009 » Thu Nov 04, 2010 12:23 am

:thumbs_up: Thanks!!
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Re: Roller, Purple

Unread post by Leeukos » Mon Mar 14, 2011 7:59 pm

I took this picture of a Purple Roller close to Afsaal picnic spot. Both these pictures are of the same bird, but from different angles.

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Re: Roller, Purple

Unread post by Bush Baptist » Tue Mar 15, 2011 8:53 am

Nice shots :thumbs_up: Not as colourful as his cousins, but not as plentiful either!
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by charbel » Tue Apr 12, 2011 4:22 am

Hi friends
Here I am back after a long time of too much work.

We saw the bird below at S140, at January 7th 2011. I identified it as Purple Roller (Coracias naevius). Do you agree?

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by davejenny » Tue Apr 12, 2011 8:34 am

Charbel, definitely a Purple Roller.

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by charbel » Tue Apr 12, 2011 11:06 pm

Hi Dave,
Thank you very much! Quite a nice bird!

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