Purple Roller

Coracias naevius - Rollier varié

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Coraciiformes

  • Family
    :

    Coraciidés

  • Genus
    :

    Coracias

  • Species
    :

    naevius

Descriptor

Daudin, 1800

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 40 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 135 à 163 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Purple Roller (Coracias naevius) is a species of bird in the Coraciidae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Coracias naevius naevius (Senegal and Gambia to Somalia and n Tanzania)
  • Coracias naevius mosambicus (Angola and s DRCongo to Namibia n South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Rollier varié,
  • Carraca Coroniparda,
  • Rolieiro-de-sobrancelhas-brancas,
  • Strichelracke,
  • zöldhátú szalakóta,
  • Roodkruinscharrelaar,
  • Ghiandaia marina caporossiccio,
  • Fläckblåkråka,
  • Striperåke,
  • krakľa pestrá,
  • mandelík nachový,
  • Blåvinget Ellekrage,
  • viirusininärhi,
  • Groottroupant,
  • gaig blau porprat,
  • kraska kreskowana,
  • Рыжешапочная сизоворонка,
  • チャガシラニシブッポウソウ,
  • 棕顶佛法僧,
  • 棕頂佛法僧,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude ; Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) : ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland

Geographic range

Illustration

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