Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Typical Rollers :: Raquet-tailed Roller
Raquet-tailed Roller Coracias spatulata
Described by: Trimen (1880)
Alternate common name(s): Racket-tailed Roller, Weigall's Roller, Racquet-tailed Roller
Old scientific name(s): Coracias spatulatus
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RangeS. tropical Africa;
(1) Sw. and ce. Angola, sc. and se Zaire s. through Zambia, Malawi, Zimbabwe, ne. Namibia, w. and n. Botswana, w. and s. Mozambique and ex. ne. South Africa (ne. Tranvaal).
(2) S. Tanzania and n. and e. Mozambique.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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