European Roller

Coracias garrulus - Rollier d'Europe

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Coraciiformes

  • Family
    :

    Coraciidés

  • Genus
    :

    Coracias

  • Species
    :

    garrulus

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 32 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 66 à 73 cm.
  • Weight
    : 110 à 155 g
Longevity

9 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

European Roller (Coracias garrulus) is a species of bird in the Coraciidae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Coracias garrulus garrulus (n Africa and c and s Europe to Iran and sw Siberia)
  • Coracias garrulus semenowi (Iraq to w Pakistan, the w Himalayas and c Kazakhstan)

Foreign names

  • Rollier d'Europe,
  • Carraca Europea,
  • Rolieiro-europeu,
  • Blauracke,
  • Szalakóta,
  • Scharrelaar,
  • Ghiandaia marina eurasiatica,
  • Blåkråka,
  • Blåråke,
  • krakľa belasá,
  • mandelík hajní,
  • Ellekrage,
  • sininärhi,
  • Europese Troupant,
  • gaig blau comú,
  • Bláhrani,
  • kraska (zwyczajna),
  • zaļā vārna, zilā vārna,
  • zlatovranka,
  • Сизоворонка,
  • ニシブッポウソウ,
  • 蓝胸佛法僧,
  • 藍胸佛法僧,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Mediterranean-type Shrubby Vegetation ; Grassland : Temperate ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland

Geographic range

Illustration

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