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Lilac-breasted Roller

Coracias caudatus


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.


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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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


DianePlatcoBrooks 8 years ago

Very nice, beautifully colored bird

KarenL 8 years ago


Josh Asel
Josh Asel 8 years ago

Beautiful stop frame and animal :)

Josep Maria Fe
Josep Maria Fe 8 years ago

Fantàstica foto!!!!

harsuame 8 years ago

Buen disparo::

alicelongmartin 8 years ago

Superb in-flight picture

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 8 years ago

Great shot !

NuwanChathuranga 8 years ago

nice timing!

Muchinga, Zambia

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

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