Lilac-breasted Roller

About the Lilac-breasted Roller

Lilac-breasted Rollers are one of twelve species of roller found in the world. Lilac-breasted Rollers live across sub-Saharan Africa and into southern parts of the Arabian Penninsula.

Like other roller species, the Lilac-breasted Roller is colorful, with a beautiful lilac breast highlighted by shades of blue, green, brown, tan and cream in the rest of its plumage.

Lilac-breasted Rollers feed on insects, small crabs and small reptiles; they hunt prey on the ground.

Find cute products & gifts with our Birdorable Lilac-breasted Roller

Details & Statistics

International Names

Birdorable Lilac-breasted Roller

Cute gifts with this bird

Related Articles

New Coloring Pages for Harpy Eagle, Lilac-breasted Roller & Crested Caracara

Check out these three new Birdorable coloring pages for lots of cute coloring fun! Go to Coloring Pages to download the PDFs. You can visit the meet pages for each bird to check the colors:...  Read more »

Let The Good Birds Roll

We've recently added three new Birdorable birds from the roller family: the European Roller; the Lilac-breasted Roller; and the Blue-bellied Roller. There are twelve species of roller extant today. Rollers are...  Read more »