Lilac Breasted Roller
Internal frame size: 15cm x 15cm
These gloriously coloured birds can often be spotted perched conspicuoualy on the top of bushes, telephone poles or trees, sometimes swooping to the ground to catch prey. Their food consists of insects, scorpions, frogs, centipedes, small snakes, lizards, small birds and rodents. They are found in the northern parts of South Africa, in the lowfeld and north of Angola and Ethiopia.