Blue-bellied roller

Blue-bellied roller

What they look like

Relatively large in size, the blue-bellied roller has a light brown head, neck and breast, with a dark green back, while the rest of its plumage is mainly a rich blue in colour.

Animal facts

Blue-bellied rollers often turn up at forest fires to feast on fleeing and scorched insects.

What they eat

Insects and smaller lizards.

Habitat

Woodlands including forest edges and savannah.

Where they live

Western Africa - Senegal and Gambia to Sudan.

Conservation Status
Least Concern
Order
Coraciiformes
Family
Coraciidae