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A Lilac-Breasted Roller, one of Africa's most colourful birds, throws its grasshopper-meal into the air to reposition it before swallowing.

Taken in the Savute area, Botswana.

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:iconelsapret:
Elsapret Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wonderlik!!!Super by Digithalie  
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:iconvrinda-the-wistful:
Vrinda-the-Wistful Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Wonderful action shot!  Lovely bird too.  :heart:
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:iconmorkelerasmus:
MorkelErasmus Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014  Professional Photographer
Thanks!
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:iconcalestin:
Calestin Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
So wonderful colors! Nice photo !
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:iconmorkelerasmus:
MorkelErasmus Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2014  Professional Photographer
tnx
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:iconlegendaryeon:
LegendaryEon Featured By Owner May 5, 2014  Professional Artist
What a beautiful bird! I love the blue!
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:iconmorkelerasmus:
MorkelErasmus Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2014  Professional Photographer
Thanks!
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:iconlegendaryeon:
LegendaryEon Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2014  Professional Artist
My pleasure!
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:icongreystar2000:
Greystar2000 Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2014  Student General Artist
Roller: through the mouth, past the gums, look out stomach, here it comes! *nom *
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:iconmorkelerasmus:
MorkelErasmus Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2014  Professional Photographer
:D hehe
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:icondakota-the-bonana:
Dakota-The-Bonana Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2014
Beautiful Bird! And great pic!
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:iconmorkelerasmus:
MorkelErasmus Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2014  Professional Photographer
thanks!
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:iconsorbetberry:
SorbetBerry Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2013  Hobbyist
Haha! GREAT capture! :D
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:iconmorkelerasmus:
MorkelErasmus Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2013  Professional Photographer
Thanks...
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linneaphoto Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2013
This deviation has been featured in my favourite faves! :D
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:iconmorkelerasmus:
MorkelErasmus Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2013  Professional Photographer
Thank you!
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:iconkreepingspawn:
KreepingSpawn Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Perfect timing.  ;)
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:iconmorkelerasmus:
MorkelErasmus Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2013  Professional Photographer
thanks...
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:iconkreepingspawn:
KreepingSpawn Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Sure thing!  Keep it up!
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:iconlindartz:
LindArtz Featured By Owner May 13, 2013
Awesome shot!
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:iconmorkelerasmus:
MorkelErasmus Featured By Owner May 14, 2013  Professional Photographer
Thanks...
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fivethousandtrees Featured By Owner May 7, 2013  Student Writer
Cool capture. I can feel the action. I love the colors of the bird's feathers.
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:iconmorkelerasmus:
MorkelErasmus Featured By Owner May 10, 2013  Professional Photographer
Thanks!
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:iconkaali-queen:
Kaali-Queen Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2013  Student Artist
n yu nailed it... awsm
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:iconmorkelerasmus:
MorkelErasmus Featured By Owner May 5, 2013  Professional Photographer
tnx!
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AussieKiwi Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2013
Wow. Stunning photo
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:iconmorkelerasmus:
MorkelErasmus Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2013  Professional Photographer
Thanks a lot...
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Chateaugay Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2013
:lick: Yum, yum! :chew:

Great reflexes... and the bird's quick too! ;)
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:iconmorkelerasmus:
MorkelErasmus Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2013  Professional Photographer
Thanks ;)
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:iconerene:
erene Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2013
Amazing shot!
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:iconmorkelerasmus:
MorkelErasmus Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2013  Professional Photographer
thanx
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:iconerene:
erene Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2013
You are most welcome :)
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:iconnatureguy:
natureguy Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Magnificent Capture! Bravo!!!!
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:iconmorkelerasmus:
MorkelErasmus Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2013  Professional Photographer
Thanks...
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:iconericreynolds:
EricReynolds Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Hello, great shot! May I ask which type of lens you are using? Thanks! :)
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:iconmorkelerasmus:
MorkelErasmus Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2013  Professional Photographer
Hi - thanks for your comment.
I used a 300mm f2.8 for this shot, but am now using a 500mm f4 primarily.
:)
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RukahTsubasa Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2013
omg its perfection! Such a rare view!
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:iconmorkelerasmus:
MorkelErasmus Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2013  Professional Photographer
Thanks...
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sylverface Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Incredible
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:iconmorkelerasmus:
MorkelErasmus Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2013  Professional Photographer
thanx
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sylverface Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
No problem =D
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didradidra Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2013
Superb.
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:iconmorkelerasmus:
MorkelErasmus Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2013  Professional Photographer
:D thanx
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frenchfox Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2013
:omfg: Fantastic photo !
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:iconmorkelerasmus:
MorkelErasmus Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2013  Professional Photographer
Thanks!
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LadyAmoll Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2013  Hobbyist
Amazing shot! You caught right momment :)
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:iconmorkelerasmus:
MorkelErasmus Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2013  Professional Photographer
thanks!
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plumita1 Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2013
What a fantastic shot!!! .........................:iconawesome-plz:
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:iconmorkelerasmus:
MorkelErasmus Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013  Professional Photographer
thanks
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plumita1 Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013
It's MY pleasure =D
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