13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Shaking it off

One of the most colourful birds in southern Africa, a Lilac-breasted Roller photographed during spring in Botswana. It usually sit and wait before pouncing on prey on the ground.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Botswana
Camera: Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Copyright: © Martha van Tonder