European Roller - Coracias garrulus

Length 11.4-12.6 in (29.0-32.0 cm)
Wingspan 1.7-1.9 ft (52.1-57.9 cm)
Weight M: 4.5-5.6 oz (127-160 g), F: 4.6-5.4 oz (130-154 g)
Clutch Size 4-5
Chicks at birth Altricial
IUCN Conservation Status Near Threatened
Continents:EU, AF, AS

The European Roller is the only member of the roller family to breed in Europe. They also breed in eastern Asia. In winter they are found in sub-Saharan Africa. Both sexes are similar.

Diet is main beetles and other hard-bodied insects.

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