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Lilac Breasted Roller

Baikal Teal (Anas formosa) Lilac Breasted Roller (Coracias caudatus).
We have 2 pairs (unrelated) in avaries

Aerial acrobatics some of these birds perform during courtship or territorial flights. Share the colourful appearance of kingfishers and bee-eaters, blues and pinkish or cinnamon browns predominating.They are mainly insect eaters, taking prey on the wing, and dive from a perch to catch food items from on the ground, like giant mealworms.They are monogamous and nest in an unlined hole in a tree or in masonry, and lay 2–6 eggs. The eggs, which are white, hatch after 17–20 days, and the young remain in the nest for approximately another 30 days.

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