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Blue-bellied Roller

Scientific name: Coracias cyanogaster
Order: Coraciiformes
Family: Coraciidae

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The Blue-bellied Roller is found across Africa in a narrow belt from Senegal to northeast Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire). It is resident, apart from some local seasonal movements, in mature moist savannah dominated by Isoberlinia trees.

Canon EOS 30D ,Canon EF 300mm f/4L IS USM
1/200s f/5.0 at 300mm iso800 full exif

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Jason Anderson26-Mar-2008 02:40
Great close shot with tons of detail. What a beautiful bird!
Ted Parkins25-Mar-2008 07:41
Nicely framed and background well controlled