Coracias


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To be on the conservative side, we assume here that the diet of any species considered to be acridivorous does not consist by more than 50 % of grasshopper prey, even if we know for certain species (Montagu's Harrier, Lesser Kestrel; Mullie 2009) or suspect for others (White Stork, Abyssinian Roller, Coracias abyssinica, Woodchat Shrike, Lanius senator) (this study) that the proportion by weight of grasshoppers in their diet may be as high as 80-90%.
The Philadelphia collection contains drawings made by Mengel at Sharjah of birds that he identified there as follows: Coracias b.
African Black kite Milvus migrans and pied hornbill Tochus nasutus are the most abundant, while carmelite sunbird Nectarina spp, long tail glossy starling Lamprotornis caudatus, slender billed bulbul Andropardus virens and abyssinian roller Coracias abyssinica were sighted in the forest and beaches.
common yellow-bellied bat), Funambulus pennantii (palm squirrel), grey francolin, Streptopelia decaocto (Eurasian collared dove), Streptopelia tranquebarica (red-collared dove),Stigmatopelia senegalensis (laughing dove), Centropus sinensis (greater coucal), Merops orientalis (little green bee-eater), Merops superciliosus (Madagascar bee-eater), Coracias benghalensis (Indian Roller), Pycnonotus leucogenys (Himalyan bulbul), Pycnonotus cafer (red-vented bulbul), Turdoides caudatus (common babbler), Lanius vittatus (bay backed shrike), Lanius schach (rufous- backed shrike), Dicrurus macrocercus (black drongo), Calotes versicolor (common tree lizard) and Acanthodactylus cantoris (blue-tail sand lizard).
It is a globally threatened species, the Roller, Coracias garrulus.
Stable or increasing populations of Tetrao tetrix, Caprimulgus europaeus, Coracias garrulus, Lullula arborea, Anthus campestris and red-backed shrike (Lanius collurio) breeding and/or foraging in habitat 2320, and of Tetrao tetrix, Grus grus, Tringa glareola and Caprimulgus europaeus in the bog habitat;