Lilac-breasted Rollering


(CC-BY-SA 4.0; built on picture by  Prabir2011)
Ah, but does the Lilac-breasted roller roll in pale or bright? Or is Crayola-, Pourpre- or French lilac also alright?

It’s wearing its wedding pants; but I can offer leggings!

It is the national bird of Kenya.

From Avibase:

Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Gewone Troupant
Catalan: Gaig blau de clatell verd

Czech: Mandelík fialovoprsý

Danish: Lillabrystet Ellekrage

German: Gabelracke, Gabel-Racke

English: Fork-tailed Roller, Lilac breasted Roller, Lilacbreasted Roller, Lilac-breasted Roller, Lilac-throated Roller, Mosilikatze’s Roller

Spanish: Carraca de Pecho Violeta, Carraca Lila

Estonian: rohtla-siniraag

Finnish: Säihkynärhi, savannisininärhi

French: Rollier à gorge lilas, Rollier à longs brins

Hungarian: villásfarkú szalakóta

Italian: Ghiandaia marina pettolilla

Japanese: rairakkunishibuppousou

Japanese: ライラックニシブッポウソウ

Kwangali: Sikambu

Latin: Coracias caudata, Coracias caudata caudata, Coracias caudatus

Lithuanian: Rausvagurklis žalvarnis, Uodeguotasis žalvarnis

Dutch: Vorkstaartscharrelaar

Norwegian: Savanneråke

Sotho, Northern: Matlakela

Polish: kraska liliowopiersna, kraska liliowopierśna

Portuguese: Rolieiro de peito lilas, Rolieiro-de-peito-lilas, Rolieiro-de-peito-lilás

Russian: Вилохвостая сизоворонка, ласточкохвостая сизоворонка, сиреневогрудая сизоворонка

Slovak: krakľa dlhochvostá, krakľa vidlochvostá

Shona: Gatawa

Swedish: Lilabröstad blåkråka

Swahili: Kambu

Tswana: Letlêrêtlêrê

Turkish: pembe göğüslügökkuzgun, Pembe-göğüslü Gökkuzgun

Tsonga: Vhevhe

Chinese: 燕尼佛法僧, 紫胸佛法僧

Chinese (Traditional): 燕尾佛法僧

Zulu: iFefe

Here is a shot of its European cousin, taken in South Africa:

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