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2010, Birds

Barbara Belkin - Lilac breasted rollers eat a diet of insects, scorpions, lizards and snailsRonnie Cantor - The annual floods in the Okavango Delta provide new feeding grounds for Botswana's aquatic birdsSteve Dennis - Green bee eaters strike a graceful pose on a reed
Cathy Kasper - Africa has between 30 and 40 owl species. Contrary to popular myth, an owl cannot turn its head completely backwards. It is able to rotate 135 degrees in each directionIke Koziol - This brightly colored finch builds an elaborately woven nest constructed with leaves, twigs and grassLeigh Lofgren - Male and female lilac breasted rollers are alike in color
Leigh Lofgren - A young acacia bush provides a resting place for a flock of finchesAlan Lutz - The Great Egret is a successful hunter and waits for its prey to come within striking distance of its bill which then is used as a spear to catch the small fish or frogBettina McLeod - The secretary bird is predominantly terrestrial and is found in the open-grasslands. It has a wing span of over 6.5 feet
Scott McMillan - Carmine bee-eaters have curved bills which are used snatch insects during mid-flightScott McMillan - Kingfishers live in wetland or woodland habitats. They have good eye sight above the water and while swimmingLuann Moth - Malachite kingfishers frequently perch on reeds while searching for fish, aquatic insects and frogs
Luann Moth - Ostrich are the world's largest bird and although they cannot fly, they can sprint up to 43 miles per hourJohn Person - Malachite kingfishers do not have nets but lay their 3-6 small white eggs on disgorged fish bonesAlicia Putnam - Colorful carmine bee-eaters set up their breeding colony on the side of a river bed
Bruce Schadow - Bateleur eagles' diet consists of small birds and mammals as well as snakesBruce Schadow - The African Fish Eagle can fly with a fish up to 4 pounds. Anything larger and they will take it to the shore to eat.Bruce Schadow - Lilac breasted rollers are found continuously throughout Eastern and Southern Africa
Bruce Schadow - Hornbills are categorized by having a 'casque' on their bill which is hollow and used for magnifying their voice and making it louderBruce Schadow - Female yellow billed kites are slightly larger than the male and are monogamous with their matesKarla Serapiglia - Lilac breasted rollers nest in the crook of a tree or sometimes use a woodpecker or kingfisher's hole
Merilee Shipman - The little bee-eater removes the stinger from its primary food source, bees, by repeatedly hitting the insect on a hard surfaceSkip Shipman - When fishing the malachite kingfisher drops suddenly into the water to catch its prey, returning to its perch to eat itBeverly Stevens - The LBR's (lilac breasted roller) call is a harsh squawk that sounds like a steam train
Cathy Wright - This African water bird is from the heron family and has large feet to keep it balanced when walking in the marshes