Indian Roller

Coracias benghalensis - Rollier indien

Rollier indien
adult breeding
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Coraciiformes

  • Family
    :

    Coraciidés

  • Genus
    :

    Coracias

  • Species
    :

    benghalensis

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 34 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 65 à 74 cm.
  • Weight
    : 166 à 176 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Indian Roller (Coracias benghalensis) is a species of bird in the Coraciidae family.

Subspecific information 3 Subspecies

  • Coracias benghalensis benghalensis (e Arabia to ne India and Bangladesh)
  • Coracias benghalensis indicus (c and s India, Sri Lanka)
  • Coracias benghalensis affinis (ne India to sc China, n Malay Pen. and Indochina)

Foreign names

  • Rollier indien,
  • Carraca India,
  • Rolieiro-indiano,
  • Hinduracke,
  • bengál szalakóta,
  • Indische Scharrelaar,
  • Ghiandaia marina indiana,
  • Indisk blåkråka,
  • Bengalråke,
  • krakľa hnedastá,
  • mandelík indický,
  • Blåkronet Ellekrage,
  • intiansininärhi,
  • gaig blau de l'Índia,
  • Hindhrani,
  • kraska orientalna,
  • Indijas zilvārna,
  • indijska zlatovranka,
  • Бенгальская сизоворонка,
  • インドブッポウソウ,
  • 棕胸佛法僧,
  • นกตะขาบทุ่ง,
  • 棕胸佛法僧,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Savanna : Dry ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland, Plantations, Rural Gardens, Urban Areas

Geographic range

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