Contrast occurs between the bright colors of the bird and the neutral background colors. It also occurs between the focus on the bird and the blur of the background. Lilac Breasted Roller in flight (by Joseph Mak on
Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis), also known as Eurasian Kingfisher, or River Kingfisher. It is a small kingfisher with seven subspecies recognized within its wide distribution across Eurasia and North Africa.