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Lilac-breasted Roller
Coracias caudatus Linnaeus, 1766
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Order:
  Coraciiformes
Family:
  Coraciidae
Genus:
  Coracias

Scientific:
  Coracias caudatus

Citation:
  Linnaeus, 1766

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.12 p.160

Protonym:
  Coracias caudata

Avibase ID:
  9E9B6EF9A888678F

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 692687

Geographic range:

  • Coracias caudatus caudatus: Southern and e Africa north to Uganda and Kenya
  • Coracias caudatus lorti: Ethiopia south to Lake Turkana, Somalia and ne Kenya
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Lilac-breasted Roller
Czech:
  mandelík fialovoprsý
German:
  Gabelracke
Danish:
  Lillabrystet Ellekrage
Spanish:
  Carraca Lila
Finnish:
  savannisininärhi
French:
  Rollier à longs brins
Icelandic:
  Lilac-breasted Roller
Italian:
  Ghiandaia marina pettolilla
Japanese:
  rairakkunishibuppousou
Japanese:
  ライラックニシブッポウソウ
Dutch:
  Vorkstaartscharrelaar
Norwegian:
  Savanneråke
Polish:
  kraska liliowopiersna
Portuguese:
  Rolieiro de peito lilas
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Lilac-breasted Roller
Russian:
  Сиреневогрудая сизоворонка
Slovak:
  krakľa vidlochvostá
Swedish:
  lilabröstad blåkråka
Chinese:
  紫胸佛法僧


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Rollier à longs brins ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Rollier à longs brins ( Coracias caudata) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudata) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudata) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudatus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudata) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Coracias caudata [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Coracias caudata [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Coracias caudata [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudata) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudata) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Lilac-breasted Roller ( Coracias caudata) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Coracias caudatus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Coracias caudatus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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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
English (Kenya): Lilac-breasted Roller
Spanish: Carraca de Pecho Violeta, Carraca Lila
Spanish (Spain): 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

 

         

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