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European Roller

Coracias garrulus Linnaeus, 1758

The European Roller (Coracias garrulus) is the only member of the roller family of birds to breed in Europe. Its overall range extends into the Middle East and Central Asia and Morocco. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Coraciiformes
Family:
  Coraciidae
Genus:
  Coracias

Scientific:
  Coracias garrulus

Citation:
  Linnaeus, 1758

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.107

Protonym:
  Coracias Garrulus

Avibase ID:
  7451A628C39538C5

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/7451A628

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 554518

Geographic range:

  • Coracias garrulus garrulus: N Africa, Europe to Iran and sw Siberia; winters to s Africa
  • Coracias garrulus semenowi: Iraq to w Xinjiang and s Kazakhstan; winters to s Africa
English:
European Roller
Catalan:
Gaig blau comú
Czech:
mandelík hajní
Danish:
Ellekrage
German:
Blauracke
Spanish:
Carraca Europea
Spanish (Spain):
Carraca Europea
Finnish:
sininärhi
French:
Rollier d'Europe
Croatian:
Zlatovrana
Hungarian:
Szalakóta
Icelandic:
Bláhrani
Italian:
Ghiandaia marina
Japanese (romaji):
nishibuppousou
Japanese:
ニシブッポウソウ
Lithuanian:
Žalvarnis
Dutch:
Scharrelaar
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Blåråke
Norwegian:
Blåråke
Polish:
kraska
Portuguese:
rolieiro
Russian:
Сизоворонка
Slovak:
krakľa belasá
Serbian:
Modrovrana
Swedish:
blåkråka
Ukrainian:
Сиворакша
Chinese:
蓝胸佛法僧
Chinese (Traditional):
藍胸佛法僧


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
European Roller ( Coracias garrulus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
European Roller ( Coracias garrulus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
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African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
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African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
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Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
European Roller ( Coracias garrulus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
European Roller ( Coracias garrulus) [version 1]
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
European Roller ( Coracias garrulus) [version 1]
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
Roller ( Coracias garrulus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Rollier d'Europe ( Coracias garrulus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Rollier d'Europe ( Coracias garrulus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Eurasian Roller ( Coracias garrulus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
European Roller ( Coracias garrulus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Eurasian Roller ( Coracias garrulus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
European Roller ( Coracias garrulus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
European Roller ( Coracias garrulus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
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eBird version 2021:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
European Roller ( Coracias garrulus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
European Roller ( Coracias garrulus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Eurasian Roller ( Coracias garrulus) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
European Roller ( Coracias garrulus) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Coracias garrulus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Coracias garrulus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Coracias garrulus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
European Roller ( Coracias garrulus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
European Roller ( Coracias garrulus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
European Roller ( Coracias garrulus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Coracias garrulus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Coracias garrulus [version 1]

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Species status: full species

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Abkhazian: аҞәараш, аЛахәылас
Afrikaans: Europese Troupant
Arabic: أبو زريق(الشقراق الأوروبي), الشقراق, العقعق (الزريقي), شقراق أوروبي, شقراق اوروبي
Asturian: Matraca europea
Azerbaijani: Adi göycəqarğa, Avrasiya göycəqarğası, dra-dra göycəqarğa, rakşi
Bashkir: күк ҡарға, күк ҡош, күксәй
Belarusian: Ciнi сiваграк, Сiнi сiваграк, Сіваграк сіні, Сіні сіваграк
Bulgarian: Европейска синявица, Синявица
Bengali: িআিঈমযা঩ীয় নীরকাে
Bengali (transliteration): i'urōpīẏa nīlakānta
Breton: Korag-Europa
Catalan: Gaig blau, Gaig blau comú
Catalan (Balears): Gaig blau
Montenegrin: modrovrana, модроврана
Montenegrin (Cyrillic): модроврана
Czech: Mandelík hajní
Chuvash: кăвак кайăк, кăвак курак, кашкачапчам
Welsh: Rholydd
Danish: Ellekrage
German: Blauracke
Greek: (Ευρωπαϊκή) Χαλκοκουρούνα, Κράγκα, Χαλκoκoυρoύvα, Χαλκοκουρούνα
Greek (Cypriot): Κράγκα
English: Blue Roller, Common Roller, Eurasian Roller, European Roller, Roller
English, HBW: European Roller
English (IOC): European Roller
English (Kenya): Eurasian Roller
English (United States): European Roller
Esperanto: Eŭropa koracio, koracio
Spanish: Carraca, Carraca común, Carraca Europea
Spanish (Spain): Carraca Europea
Spanish (HBW): Carraca europea
Estonian: Siniraag
Basque: Carraca, Gaig blau, Karraka, Karraka europarra
Persian: سبزقبای معمولی
Finnish: Sininärhi
Faroese: Bláfjatla
French: Rollier d’Europe, Rollier d'Europe
Friulian: gjae marine, gjae verde, gjaie marine, gjaie verde
Frisian: Rôlder
Irish: Iomlascóir, Rollóir
Gaelic: Cuairsgean
Galician: Gaig blau, Rolieiro, Rolieiro europeo
Manx: Rolleyder
Hebrew: כחל, כחל מצוי
Croatian: Zlatovrana
Hungarian: Szalakóta
Armenian: [Nerkarar ], Ներկարար
Icelandic: Bláhrani
Italian: Ghiandaia marina, Ghiandaia marina eurasiatica, Ghiandaia marina europea
Japanese (romaji): nishibuppousou
Japanese: ニシブッポウソウ
Georgian: ყაპყაპი
Kara-Kalpak: көк ғарға
Kabardian: къуаргъкъащхъуэ
Kazakh: кәдімгі көкқарға, Кєкқарга, көкқарға
Karachay-Balkar: кѐк къузгъун, кѐк торгъай
North Karelian: šininärhi
Cornish: Rolyer
Kirghiz: кадимки көк карга
Scientific: Coracias garrulus, Coracias garrulus garrulus
Luxembourgish: Bloe Rackert , Blorackert
Lithuanian: Europinis žalvarnis, Žalvarnė, Žalvarnis
Latvian: Zaļā vārna
Macedonian: Златоврана, Модра чавка, Модроврана
Malayalam: യൂറോപ്യൻ പനങ്കാക്ക
Mongolian: мөргөлч, Өрнийн зүсэг
Moldavian: Dumbrăveancă
Maltese: Farrug, Farruġ, frareġ
Mongolian, Chakhar (Peripheral): мөргөлч
Dutch: Scharrelaar
Norwegian Nynorsk: Blåråke
Norwegian: Blåråke
Livvi (Olonets Karelian): käbytikku
Polish: kraska, kraska (zwyczajna), Kraska zwyczajna, Zolna, Żołna
Portuguese: rolieiro, Rolieiro europeu, Rolieiro(-comum), Rolieiro-comum, Rolieiro-europeu
Portuguese (Portugal): Rolieiro, rolieiro-europeu
Romansh: Curatscha blaua
Rhaeto-Romance: Curatscha blaua
Romanian: Dumbrăveancă
Russian: Cизоворонка, Sizovoronka, Обыкновенная сизоворонка, Сизоворонка, Сизоворонка обыкновенная
Northern Sami: Alitguovssat
Slovak: krakľa belasá
Slovenian: evropska zlatovranka, zlatovranka
Shona: Gatawa
Albanian: Grifsha e detit
Serbian: Modrovrana, zlatovrana, Златоврана
Sotho, Southern: Letlereretlere-petaputsoa
Swedish: Blåkråka
Swahili: Kiogajivu wa Ulaya
Tajik: кӯкқарға
Turkmen: gökgarga
Tswana: Letlêrêtlêrê
Turkish: Gök Kuzgun, Gökkuzgun, Mavi Kuzgun, Yeşil Karga
Tsonga: Vhevhe
Tatar: күк кaрга
Udmurt: луд юбер, лудюбер, пичи кучыран, чибориѐ кучыран
Ukrainian: Сиворакша, Сиворакша євразійська
Uzbek: кўк қарға, кўкқарға
Kalmyk: буһу
Chinese: 蓝胸佛法僧
Chinese (Traditional): 藍胸佛法僧
Zulu: iFefe

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