Travel Theme-Pastel

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My

Pastel

Travel Theme.

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The

African Lilac Breasted Roller

is my pastel subject this week.

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When I first sighted the Roller it was just another bird

 against a hot sunny South African sky.

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High up in a tree my red and green colour vision loss

did not allow my eyes to see the colours.

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It was not until I arrived home and saw the photos

on my computer that I appreciated its colours.

Although at nearly ground level and only 30-40 metres away,

the colours of this Roller were much easier to see

when sighted in Botswana’s Okavango Delta region

the following year.

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Where’s My Backpack: Pastel

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