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Rollers

Order: Coraciiformes
Family: Coraciidae

Species on page - 3 species in 2 genera depicted (out of 12 species in two genera)

+ Lilac-breasted roller (Coracias caudatus)
+ European roller (Coracias garrulus)
+ Dollarbird (Eurystomus orientalis )

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Lilac-breasted roller (Coracias caudatus)


Holy roller!

roller

Botswana
July, 2005
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High roller

roller
Lilac breasted roller (race: caudata)
Coracias caudata caudata

Tanzania
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Roller

Lilac-breasted roller (Coracias caudatus)
Order: Coraciiformes
Family: Coraciidae
Okaukuejo
Etosha, Namibia
January 13, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2
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Roller on a roll

Lilac-breasted roller (Coracias caudatus)
Order: Coraciiformes
Family: Coraciidae
Okaukuejo
Etosha, Namibia
January 13, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2
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Lilac-breasted roller (Coracias caudatus)
Order: Coraciiformes
Family: Coraciidae
Etosha
Namibia
August 16, 2018
Canon 7Dmark2
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Lilac-breasted roller (Coracias caudatus)
Order: Coraciiformes
Family: Coraciidae
Etosha
Namibia
August 16, 2018
Canon 7Dmark2
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Rollers

Lilac-breasted roller (Coracias caudatus)
Chobe, Botswana
February 20, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2
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European roller (Coracias garrulus)

On a roll

European roller (Coracias garrulus)
Chobe, Botswana
February 20, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2
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Dollarbird (Eurystomus orientalis )

Avian currency

san diego zoo
Dollarbird (Eurystomus orientalis )
Family: Coraciidae (rollers family)
San Diego Zoo
March 28, 2019
Canon 7Dmark2

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Other Coraciiformes (4 out of 6 families depicted - taxonomy in flux, cf Bucerotiformes)

Alcedines (Alcedininae, Halcyoninae, Cerylinae): Kingfishers - (12 species in 8 genera depicted out of around 114 species in 19 genera)
+ Alcedinidae: Alcedininae River kingfishers (4 genera, 5 species depicted)
+ Alcedinidae: Halcyoninae: Tree kingfishers (2 genera, 3 species depicted)
+ Alcedinidae: Cerylinae: Water kingfishers (2 genera, 3 species depicted)
+ Coraciidae: Rollers
+ Meropidae: Bee-eaters
+ Momotidae: Motmots

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Last modified: November 27, 2018
Created: January 10, 2013 (from hornbills page)
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