Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Typical Rollers :: European Roller
European Roller Coracias garrulus
Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): Eurasian Roller, Common Roller, Roller, Blue Roller
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeW. Europoe and nw. Africa to c. Asia;
(1) Sw. and e. Europe from Iberian Peninsula, se. France, Italy, Germany, s. Finland e. across c. and s. Russia, e. Hungary (Hortobagy National Park) to c. Asia in the Kirghiz steppes, Turkestan, sw. Siberia and w. China s. to nw. Africa in Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, n. Mediterranean Basin and Turkey.
Winters in tropical and s. Africa.
(2) Transcaspia in Afghanstan, w. and n. Pakistan and nw. India (Kashmir).
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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: ETI BioInformatics
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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