Lilac-breasted Roller

Lilac-breasted Roller by Martin_Heigan
Lilac-breasted Roller, a photo by Martin_Heigan on Flickr.

A Lilac-breasted Roller (Coracias caudata), still wet from the rain. Photographed in Mapungubwe National Park, South Africa.

Featured in: "National Geographic | Wild Bird Trust -Top 25 Photographs of the Week".

Martin

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Southern Carmine Bee-eater

Via Flickr:
Southern Carmine Bee-eater (photographed in Mapungubwe National Park, situated at the point of confluence where the borders of South Africa, Botswana and Zimbabwe meet).

Featured in: "National Geographic | Wild Bird Trust -Top 25 Photographs of the Week".

Martin

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