King Fishers, Bee-eaters and Rollers..colourful birds.

There are several different Kingfishers to be found in my country, approx. 10. This one though is the Brown-Hooded Kingfisher.


Rietvlei 4-05-2012 165The Giant Kingfisher…………….

Rietvlei 4-05-2012 149

The Pied Kingfisher…………………..

Rietvlei 7-5-2012 009

The Lilac-breasted Roller, a bird of beautiful colours. They are normally quite happy to let you photograph them, as this one was.

Mon 25-07-2011 132

Lilac-breasted Roller

Wed 27-07-2011 111

Wed 27-07-2011 110

The Bee-eaters of Southern Africa number approx. 10 different species. Two types below, the Little Bee-eater and the White Fronted Bee-eater.

tue 19-07-2011 205

tue 19-07-2011 199

Thur 21-07-2011 177

18 thoughts on “King Fishers, Bee-eaters and Rollers..colourful birds.

  1. Ah yes, these kingfishers… We have them too in m country. We call them “Yalıçapkını” how can I translate I don’t know, but it means, “yalı” water side residence and “çapkın” means casanova… 🙂 It is funny but they named like that… Dear Rob, I loved them all, what a beautiful colours, great photographs. Thank you, with my love, nia

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