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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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mcaul6515 8 years ago

Beautiful photo! I have a phot of a Lilac-breasted Roller too! :)

ChristyHolland 8 years ago

What a beautiful capture!! Nice spotting!!

YukoChartraw 8 years ago

oO my gosh! So beautiful!

KarenL 8 years ago

What a beauty!

MarcTe 8 years ago

great colors!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 8 years ago

Wonderful shot !

North-West District, Botswana

Spotted on May 12, 2005
Submitted on Jan 2, 2013

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