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[Photo] Description: Dollarbird - Source: own work - Location: American Museum of Natural History, New York - Author: User:Stavenn

The Dollarbird, Eurystomus orientalis also known as the Dollar Roller is a bird of the roller family, so named because of the silver-dollar sized spots on its wings.

It has a length of up to 30cm, and can be found in east Asia, from northern Australia to the Japan archipelago. The bird is an insectivore with a love of beetles and often catches prey whilst flying. The young birds have a darker beak which becomes more orange as it becomes mature.
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Scientific Name: Eurystomus orientalis (Linnaeus, 1766)
Common Names: Oriental Dollarbird, Dollarbird, Eastern Broad-billed Roller, Oriental Dollarbird, Dollar Bird
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