Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Typical Rollers :: Lilac-breasted Roller
Lilac-breasted Roller Coracias caudata
Described by: Linnaeus (1766)
Alternate common name(s): Blue-breasted Roller, Lilac-throated Roller
Old scientific name(s): Coracias caudatus
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RangeE. Africa. C. and s. tropical Africa;
(1) S. Ethiopia, Somalia, n. and e. Kenya.
(2) N. Angola, se. and ce. Zaire, s. and e. Uganda, w., c. and se. Kenya s. to ne. Namibia, n. and e. South Africa.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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