Azure Roller (Eurystomus azureus) - HBW 6, p. 376
French: Rolle azuré
Spanish: Carraca Moluqueña
Other common names: Purple Roller(!)/Dollarbird
Taxonomy: Eurystomus azureus G. R. Gray, 1860, Bacan.
Forms a superspecies with E. orientalis, with which has sometimes been treated as conspecific; breeding record of E . orientalis from Loloda Is (off NW Halmahera) provides additional support for their treatment as two separate species. Monotypic.
Distribution: Halmahera, Ternate, Tidore, Kasiruta and Bacan (N Moluccas).
- Near Threatened Enlarge map