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Abyssinian Rollier d&#039;Abyssinie<br />
Coracias abyssinicus - Abyssinian Roller<br />
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Burkina Faso Abyssinian roller,Africa,Bird,Blue,Burkina Faso,Coracias abyssinicus,Flying,Geotagged,Oddfeel,Sky,Wing Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

    comments (3)

  1. I never knew this bird existed, that's so awesome. As you can see from the label, you just did a "species intro", the first photo of this species on the site, which is one of the highest regarded things to do on this site. Posted 5 years ago
  2. Damned and all in my first day here...I m really impressed...
    I was just wondering if I should dare to post some of my pics...
    I really appreciate!
    Posted 5 years ago
  3. Indian Roller is one similar kind of bird found here in India. As per my observation this bird is of very shy nature, Its a difficult to capture its behavior in camera, In that sense you are very lucky and I must say Its a GREAT Shot indeed. Posted 5 years ago

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The Abyssinian roller is a member of the roller family of birds which breeds across tropical Africa in a belt south of the Sahara, known as the Sahel. It is resident in the southern part of its range, but northern breeding populations are short-distance migrants, moving further south after the wet season.

The Abyssinian roller is a large bird, nearly the size of a jackdaw at 28–30 cm. It has a warm brown back, with the rest of the plumage mainly blue. Adults have long tail streamers... more

Species identified by Oddfeel
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Uploaded Dec 30, 2014. Captured Dec 10, 2014 12:00 in Bale, Burkina Faso.
  • Canon EOS 5D Mark III
  • f/7.1
  • 1/1250s
  • ISO1000
  • 280mm