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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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6 Comments

mcaul6515
mcaul6515 8 years ago

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

ChristyHolland
ChristyHolland 8 years ago

What a beautiful capture!! Nice spotting!!

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 8 years ago

oO my gosh! So beautiful!

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

What a beauty!

MarcTe
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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