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a few bird pics from our latest KP trip

Unread post by kathy sa » Thu Jun 16, 2011 4:56 pm

Lilac Breasted Roller

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Re: a few bird pics from our latest KP trip

Unread post by kathy sa » Thu Jun 16, 2011 5:29 pm

Lilac Breasted Roller...

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Re: Roller, Lilac-breasted

Unread post by WillemK » Sun Jun 26, 2011 5:06 pm

Just for those who don't read trip reports - don't ignore the Kgalagadi trans park when it comes to rollers. There are plenty of open space making for some great photo opportunities.

Here are the Rollers of Bedinkt (watehole) in action during our visit in May/June 2011

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Re: Roller, Lilac-breasted

Unread post by Elsa » Thu Jun 30, 2011 2:42 pm

Our latest pic taken in Kruger near Red Rocks in May.

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March 2011 near Letaba.


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Re: Roller, Lilac-breasted

Unread post by granjan » Sun Sep 25, 2011 11:29 pm

Like everyone else, I just love these birds and after every trip I have a big batch of pics of them.
This is p'raps the best of the latest lot.

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Re: Roller, Lilac-breasted

Unread post by granjan » Sat Oct 08, 2011 8:35 pm

I just love these birds! Yet another from my recent trip.
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Re: Roller, Lilac-breasted

Unread post by Leeukos » Fri Aug 10, 2012 8:29 am

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Re: Roller, Lilac-breasted

Unread post by Leeukos » Fri Aug 10, 2012 8:30 am

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"A roaring lion kills no game."
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"If you kill a tree, you are killing a bird."
“When the sun has set, no candle can replace it.”

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Re: Roller, Lilac-breasted

Unread post by granjan » Mon Dec 03, 2012 10:07 pm

I can't not take pics of these birds when I go to Kruger even tho' I have lots!
Here's one of the latest batch.

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Re: Roller, Lilac-breasted

Unread post by Leeukos » Mon Dec 17, 2012 7:21 am

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"A roaring lion kills no game."
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"If you kill a tree, you are killing a bird."
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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Shushin » Tue Jul 02, 2013 1:35 pm

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Help needed with ID for this one. Conflicting debatable as to what it is.

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Re: Identification Help - General Birds

Unread post by Dabchick » Tue Jul 02, 2013 2:26 pm

Lilac-breasted roller in bad light...


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