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Alternate name
Coracias garrulus Scientific name 
Coraciiformes Order
Coraciidae Family   
29-32 cm Length
Temperate forest, grassland, dry savanna & shrubland up to 2,400m over a huge range in Africa, Asia & Europe. Habitat-Altitude-Range
1(4-5)7 eggs incubated mainly by female in 17-19 days. Care by both parents fledge 25-30days. Clutch  
Small mammals, birds, reptile, amphibians and large insects. Food   Diet
Often seen following plough. Habits
1030                             World Number
Near Threatened Status

Photo by Joaquim Antunes  all rights reserved

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Video Added  March 22, 2007 From  fermincervera

wpe74C.jpg (3330 bytes) European Roller calls on breeding ground (Coracias garrulus)Marco Dragonetti XC31615
21-05-2005, Italy

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view photos Photo June 26, 2007 by Pinto Moreira all rights reserved

view photos Photo on June 26, 2008 by Jose Viana all rights reserved

view photos Photos June 25, 2007 by sparkyfaisca all rights reserved

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