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Broad-billed Roller

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Geelbektroupant Alternate name
Eurystomus glaucurus Scientific name 
Coraciiformes Order
Coraciidae Family   
25-27 Length
Forest, savanna, shrubland, grassland, wetland & agricultural, rural ares & gardens, in: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, C?e d'Ivoire, Democratic Rep. of Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Reunion island , Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Yemen, Zambia, Zanzibar & Zimbabwe Habitat-Altitude-Range
2(3)4 white eggs Clutch  
Insects & other small creatures. Food   Diet
Found in groups of up to 30 birds when migrating. Habits
1038 World Number

Least Concern


view photos Photo February 8, 2007 by suerob all rights reserved

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Broad-billed Roller Call
(Eurystomus glaucurus)
Allen T. Chartier XC18001
19-11-1995, The Gambia

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