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Indian Roller

Coracias benghalensis

1 Species ID Suggestions

NicoleB
NicoleB 9 years ago
Indian Roller
Coracias benghalensis Indian Roller - BirdForum Opus


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9 Comments

Wild Things
Wild Things 9 years ago

Thanks a lot Subhankar.

this is what India's natural life is.awesome pic.really incredible india

Wild Things
Wild Things 9 years ago

Added a pic of a Juvenile Indian Roller.

NicoleB
NicoleB 9 years ago

:)

Wild Things
Wild Things 9 years ago

Changed.

NicoleB
NicoleB 9 years ago

The colours seemed odd to me at first glance and then it clicked with you being in India :)

Wild Things
Wild Things 9 years ago

Thanks Nicole, even I was confused.

NicoleB
NicoleB 9 years ago

On second thought, could it be that this is an Indian Roller, considering your region (and the colouration):
http://www.birdforum.net/opus/Indian_Rol...

Here's a link to the European Roller for comparison (it has more blue and a browner back, I think):
http://www.birdforum.net/opus/European_R...

NicoleB
NicoleB 9 years ago

I love these guys!
It's always nice to see them!
Lovely shots!

Wild Things
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Wild Things

Gujarāt, India

Spotted on Feb 17, 2011
Submitted on Jul 17, 2011

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