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New Lilac Breasted Roller Seedpod Bird

November 07, 2018

We now have a new seedpod bird in our collection.  The Lilac Breasted Roller must be one of the most beautiful birds in the world with it's blue and violet feathers.  

lilac breasted roller

This beautiful bird can be found in the eastern and southern Africa.  It gets it's name from it's impressive courtship flight, a fast and shallow dive from high elevation with a rolling motion.  

Visit the Kruger Park's website to learn more about this bird and many of the other birds from our Seedpod Bird collection.  

Our collection of seedpod birds are made by Raina Mazwiembiri and her two daughters make these seedpod bird using pods that they collect and wire for the feet.  The women hand paint each to create these unique birds from Africa.

 





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