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Racket-tailed Roller

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  Alternate name
Coracias spatulata Scientific name 
Coraciiformes Order
Coraciidae Family   
36-38cm Length
Dry forest-savanna below 1,300 m in: Angola, Botswana, Democratic Rep. of Congo, Gabon, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Habitat-Altitude-Range
2-4 white eggs. Clutch  
Small mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, molluscs and large insects. Food   Diet
Often found in small, probably family, groups (1-4) Habits
1033 World Number

Least Concern

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