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Lilac-breasted Roller

Coracias caudatus

Description:

The male and female Lilac-breasted Roller have the same plumage and colours. They have 7 different colours on the body. Head is green, Eye is brown, Bill is black, Throat is lilac, Back is blue, Legs are green, White eye stripe.

Habitat:

The preferred habitats for Lilac-breasted Roller are: woodlands and arid areas including grasslands You will not see Lilac-breasted Roller in flocks. The bird prefers to act singly or in pairs.

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12 Comments

Ronald Lo
Ronald Lo 8 years ago

Wow! gotta learn how to take a photo like this! Beautiful! :)

Ali Hemati Pour
Ali Hemati Pour 8 years ago

very lovely and beautifully ...:)

Thanks a lot everybody for your nice comments.....

Wild Things
Wild Things 8 years ago

Amazing!

DianePlatcoBrooks
DianePlatcoBrooks 8 years ago

Very nice, beautifully colored bird

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

Gorgeous!

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 8 years ago

Beautiful stop frame and animal :)

Josep Maria Fe
Josep Maria Fe 8 years ago

Fantàstica foto!!!!

harsuame
harsuame 8 years ago

Buen disparo::

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 8 years ago

Superb in-flight picture

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 8 years ago

Great shot !

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 8 years ago

nice timing!

Muchinga, Zambia

Spotted on Jul 1, 2008
Submitted on Jan 2, 2013

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