Lilac-breasted Roller

Coracias caudatus - Rollier à longs brins

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Coraciiformes

  • Family
    :

    Coraciidés

  • Genus
    :

    Coracias

  • Species
    :

    caudatus

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1766

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 30 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 104 à 135 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Lilac-breasted Roller (Coracias caudatus) is a species of bird in the Coraciidae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Coracias caudatus lorti (Eritrea to w Somalia and ne Kenya)
  • Coracias caudatus caudatus (Uganda and s and w Kenya to n Namibia and n South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Rollier à longs brins,
  • Carraca Lila,
  • Rolieiro-de-peito-lilás,
  • Gabelracke,
  • villásfarkú szalakóta,
  • Vorkstaartscharrelaar,
  • Ghiandaia marina pettolilla,
  • Lilabröstad blåkråka,
  • Savanneråke,
  • krakľa vidlochvostá,
  • mandelík fialovoprsý,
  • Lillabrystet Ellekrage,
  • savannisininärhi,
  • Gewone Troupant,
  • gaig blau de clatell verd,
  • kraska liliowopierśna,
  • Сиреневогрудая сизоворонка,
  • ライラックニシブッポウソウ,
  • 燕尼佛法僧,
  • 燕尾佛法僧,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ; Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Grassland : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land

Geographic range

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