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15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Lilac-breasted Roller

The lilac-breasted roller is so named as he tries to lure his mate by flying past and then going into a roll to show off his abilities. I guess the best roller wins.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: N/A, Botswana
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T5i
Copyright: © Marilyn Zeldin