Identify the fauna with the help of given information:

  1. The fauna is commonly known in India as Palapitta or Neelkanth, and is a protected species
  2. It is the state bird of Telangana, Andhra, Karnataka & Odisha
  3. It is an omnivorous bird mostly found near the edges of the forest rather than deep forest
  4. The fauna was recently in news for being killed in large numbers during the Dussehra festival due to superstitious beliefs

  Select the correct answer from options given below:

Answer: [C] Indian roller

All given features are of Indian roller

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