This bird is a male with his normal plumage. It looks quite dull. The breeding plumage is truly spectacular. I took this picture on the South edge of Lake Nakuru.
Nikon D700, Sigma 150-500mm OS at 500mm, F6.3, 1/1000s, ISO 800, handheld.
Location: Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya
Photographer: Arnaud Germain