#104 - Most photographed bird on safari, Lilac-Breasted Roller



No doubt - the Lilac-Breasted Roller is one of the most photographed birds while you are on safari. You can't miss it. It's got vivid colours. You often see these beauties on open savannahs or in the woodlands of sub-Saharan Africa and in some cases you can spot them on fences, electricity posts or dead trees.


They actually have 8 colours total - green, white, black, yellow, turquoise, dark blue, reddish brown and lilac (thanks: htt_ps://justbirding.com/lilac-breasted-roller-facts) . They'll eat anything from bugs, scorpions and sometimes other lizards. So these pretty looking birds are pretty badass!


LBR's are awesome to photograph because of their vivid colours. I have yet to snap a good photo of it with wings spread full, but I will get there some day.


Here are some photos that I have taken over the years:


















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