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Lilac-breasted Roller by Jaap-Schouten Lilac-breasted Roller by Jaap-Schouten
Very lucky to get so close

Jaap Schouten 2011
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Given 2011-08-04
Suggester said; "This is an absolutely beautiful shot: great timing and framing, and I love the blue and gold against each other!"

Lilac-breasted Roller by *Jaap-Schouten ( Suggested by meihua and Featured by Anoya )
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thaily Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2012
Goeie timing ook, mooi scherp.
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Salemik Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2011
I wish I could take a shot like this. Those blues!
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LucasParolin Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
gorgeous!

I could fav this a hundred of times
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jeruley Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Amazing.
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lisztikriszti Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2011
amazing!!!!
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JanuaryGuest Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2011  Professional Artisan Crafter
Prachtig. Heb je die foto in Nederland gemaakt?
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Jaap-Schouten Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Nee, op vakantie in Botswana. In Nederland leeft deze vogel niet in het wild.
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JanuaryGuest Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2011  Professional Artisan Crafter
Dat dacht ik al. Dus in de gallery folder Tropical dan!
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Jaap-Schouten Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Lijkt me een goede keuze
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JanuaryGuest Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2011  Professional Artisan Crafter
Het volgende request dan!
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MOEYart Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2011   Digital Artist
perfekt.
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Dieffi Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
I have featured this awesome work in my birdie-collection![link]

I hope you will enjoy and agree!:iconblakelord:
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RezzanATAKOL Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2011
Wonderfull!
Congratilations:heart:
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:iconanoya:
Anoya Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2011   Photographer
Hi!

I'd like to let you know that your deviation has been featured in the APN Daily Deviations - August 2011 News article! :hug:
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Jaap-Schouten Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you so much, I hadn't seen that :)
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DsyncStudios Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2011   Photographer
STUNNING.
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Hraundrangi Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Amazing bird =o
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Tazzy- Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2011  Professional Photographer
Great shot! The Rollers are such a beautiful group of birds. I would have to say the Blue Bellied Roller is my favorite and this would be my second. But, both of them are so brilliant in flight!
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Natsum-i Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2011  Hobbyist
Was this taken in Namibia?
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Jaap-Schouten Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Botswana
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Natsum-i Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2011  Hobbyist
Aah ok.. Thanks
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:iconstockstouse:
stockstouse Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2011
The colors remind me of an archaeopteryx!
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:iconsounddrive:
Sounddrive Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
Wow, what a lucky shot of this little guy. Stunning, that's how I'd descirbe this pic and the shot! :D
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Raptor85 Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
AMAZING! :heart: I looove those blue shimmering wings!
Way to go!
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Koraljka Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
beautiful :)
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meggiipoo Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2011
This is just absolutely incredible! So breath takingly beautiful!
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RikaStormfeldthefox Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2011
omg this bird is so beautiful! owo
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SebtemberWishes Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2011  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Oh this is so beautiful picture <3 I love it!
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KikuFire Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
wow, what a gorgeous blue bird!
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manjulak Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2011
Beautiful picture.
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appa-appa-away Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
That is gooooooooooooorgeous! :heart:
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creationcreating Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2011
Wow!
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MahuruRaji Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2011  Student Digital Artist
an absolutly amazing shot! :)
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KinyoLee Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2011
amazing capture :wow:
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ReygarFaust Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2011  Professional Photographer
Good bird :)
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thandav Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2011  Professional General Artist
cool
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Aniyaa Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Beautiful
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mjsplace Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2011
Great shot. What bird is that?
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x-Short-Hilt-x Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Did you somehow miss the TITLE of this deviation?
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mjsplace Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2011
No. But I never heard of or seen that bird before so I didnt know thats what it's name was.
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x-Short-Hilt-x Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I guess common sense isn't so common anymore. ^^;
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LaFemmeNick Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2011
Wonderful coloring :clap:
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KreepingSpawn Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Stunning! :) Great timing.
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KikuElric Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2011
That's such a bright blue!! How did you get so close????
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ComploratusNox Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2011
so amazing colors:O
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:iconmellette:
Mellette Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
This is a beautiful picture! :D
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Myriadelle Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Incredible!
Perfect subject, perfect focus, perfect complimentary colors surrounding.
Hugs, Myriadelle
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RedRo Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2011
Goregous!
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rice-chex Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
wow
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Cylonite Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2011
Gorgeous shot! Lol my mom was looking over my shoulder while I was looking at this and even she said it was awesome. C:
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NIKON CORPORATION
Model
NIKON D90
Shutter Speed
1/1250 second
Aperture
F/5.6
Focal Length
300 mm
ISO Speed
200
Date Taken
Aug 1, 2009, 3:58:02 PM
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Aperture 3.1.2
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