Mealtime! by salza

Mealtime!

I was so excited to get this picture of a Lilac Breasted Roller with a grasshopper in it's beak!
You have some very special captures from the Kruger, Sally, like this one! Pity the tree is so "busy" with dead branches, but the locust in it's beak more than makes up for that!
July 3rd, 2014  
Stunning looking bird......what a capture you have here!
July 3rd, 2014  
Super capture. Fantastic-looking bird and you captured him in good time. FAV for sure.
July 3rd, 2014  
Great capture
July 3rd, 2014  
Wow, superb capture
July 3rd, 2014  
excellent!
July 3rd, 2014  
wow! never seen this bird at all. it's colourful alright. and you captured it so well, especially with its meal in its beak. i'd be excited, too, if it were me, only my shot would be blurry in my excitement. bravo, sally, you sure captured a ton of great photos on that trip. so far this is my top favourite. what else are you hiding? :-)
July 3rd, 2014  
Wow Sally, this is fabulous. Perfect capture and timing. No wonder you were excited. Fav
July 3rd, 2014  
Wowzers! What an awesome catch - for you and the bird!
July 3rd, 2014  
Beautiful capture of a beautiful bird.
July 3rd, 2014  
Wow, that's fabulous!!! I love these birds too!
July 3rd, 2014  
Excellent shot, I've never seen one of these birds in real life but have always wanted to they are beautiful :)
July 3rd, 2014  
Awesome capture....fav!
July 3rd, 2014  
Excellent. Such a beautiful bird. Nicely composed and great timing to catch him with his prey. Fav
July 3rd, 2014  
Beautiful bird.
July 3rd, 2014  
amazing
July 3rd, 2014  
Wow this is the photo of a lifetime, Sally. Spectacular!
July 3rd, 2014  
Beautiful bird, great timing
July 3rd, 2014  
wonderful colours and what a capture
July 3rd, 2014  
What a great sighting Sally - how lovely. Fabulous timing of my favourite bird! Fav
July 3rd, 2014  
Beautiful bird, lovely focus and details
July 3rd, 2014  
Stunning shot, Sally! You really should send this to Getaway and other mags.
July 3rd, 2014  
Fabulous shot, gorgeous colours and detail
July 3rd, 2014  
Lovely capture
July 3rd, 2014  
What amazing colours this fellow is. Gorgheous shot
July 4th, 2014  
This is fantastic -- the colors of the bird are really unique and then, the grasshopper in his mouth is terrific!
July 4th, 2014  
Perfect !!
July 4th, 2014  
great capture
July 4th, 2014  
Look at that stunning coloured bird, perfect timing to capture such beauty!
July 4th, 2014  
oh wow! fav! and wow! you are the master!
July 4th, 2014  
What lens are you shooting with. Awesome, truly
July 4th, 2014  
What a terrific capture, one of my favourite birds but never seen one with food in its beak - brilliant clarity!..fav
July 5th, 2014  
Wow...what a glorious shot of a beautiful bird.
July 5th, 2014  
Wow perfect timing what an amazing shot fav
July 5th, 2014  
@opalpalmeradi I have a Tamron 16-300mm lens.
July 5th, 2014  
Stunning capture. Fav
July 5th, 2014  
Excellent capture.
July 5th, 2014  
those birds are so beautiful and only found in the Kruger. Well timed! perfect capture. fav
July 5th, 2014  
wow this is a fantastic capture!!
July 5th, 2014  
Excellent
July 6th, 2014  
What a beautiful bird. I've never seen this type of bird before.
July 6th, 2014  
Awesome and gruesome (at least for the grasshopper!) all in the same breath!
July 6th, 2014  
wow. this is amazing. what fabulous colours. poor grasshopper.
July 8th, 2014  
SPECTACULAR. I'd give so much to see this!
July 18th, 2014  
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