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Roller, European
Bird Info
Bird Info
Conservation status
Scientific Name:
Coracias garrulus
Afghanistan, Africa, Albania, Angola, Asia, Atlantic Islands, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, British Isles, Bulgaria, Burundi, Central Africa, China, Comores, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, East Africa, Eastern Cape Province, Eastern Europe excluding Russia, England, Estonia, Europe, Finland, France, Free State Province, Gauteng Province, Germany, Global, Greece Read more
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In Europe, the breeding population is estimated to number 53000-110000 breeding pairs, equating to 159000-330000 individuals (BirdLife International 2004). Europe forms 50-74% of the global range, so a very preliminary estimate of the global population si ...
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There are two subspecies: the nominate garrulus, which breeds from in north Africa from Morocco east to Tunisia, southwest and south-central Europe and Asia Minor east through northwest Iran to southwest Siberia; and semenowi, which breeds in Iraq and Iran (except northwest) east to Kashmir and north to Turkmenistan, south Kazakhstan and northwest China (west Xinjiang). The European Roller is a long-distance migrant, wintering in southern Africa in two distinct regions, from Senegal east to Cameroon and from Ethiopia west to Congo and south to South Africa. ...
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