Lilac Breasted roller

Lilac Breasted roller

Such a beauitful bird. Widely distributed in sub-Saharan Africa and southern Arebian peninsula.It perches conspicuously at the tips of a tree,poles or other high vantage points from where it can spot insects, lizards, scorpions, frogs, small birds and rodents moving at ground level.

7 thoughts on “Lilac Breasted roller

  1. Hi Simon – sorry you visited May-d It – I do have some much better pictures than that (and some worse of course) – thank you very much for popping in to http://ja2da.com Although I’m now just outside Carlisle, I spent quite a few years in what is now Zimbabwe and I remember the rollers well.
    David

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