name = "Eurystomus"

image_width = 250px
image_caption = Dollarbird
regnum = Animalia
phylum = Chordata
classis = Aves
ordo = Coraciiformes
familia = Coraciidae
genus = "Eurystomus"
genus_authority = Vieillot, 1816
subdivision_ranks = Species
subdivision = See text.

"Eurystomus" is a genus of the roller family of birds. It contains four broad-billed species, which breeds in Africa, Asia and Australasia.


*Broad-billed Roller "Eurystomus glaucurus"
*Blue-throated Roller "Eurystomus gularis"
*Purple Dollarbird or Azure Roller "Eurystomus azureus"
*Dollarbird "Eurystomus orientalis"


* "Kingfishers, Bee-eaters and Rollers" by Fry, Fry and Harris, ISBN 0-7136-8028-8

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