Lilac rollers, all fluffed up

Lilac Rollers live up to their names. Their flight is a soaring, tumbling, acrobatic downwards roll, and their plumage has the most extraordinary colors. They are insectivores:

Lilac-breasted Roller

and on a cool morning, quite something to see, all puffed up with importance:

Lilac-breasted Roller

And look at their wing colours in flight:

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