Coracias garrulus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Family: Coraciiformes > Coraciidae
This colourful bird of open habitats is a rare visitor to Britain & Ireland, with most records coming from late spring and early summer.
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Status and Trends
Population size and trends and patterns of distribution based on BTO surveys and atlases with data collected by BTO volunteers.
This species is a rare vagrant and was recorded during Bird Atlas 2007–11 as shown on the map.
Occupied 10-km squares in UK
European Distribution Map
Roller is a rare vagrant with sporadic records in spring, summer and autumn.
Information about movement and migration based on online bird portals (e.g. BirdTrack), Ringing schemes and tracking studies.
Lifecycle and body size information about Roller, including statistics on nesting, eggs and lifespan based on BTO ringing and nest recording data.
Sample sizes are too small to report Productivity and Nesting statistics for this species.
Sample sizes are too small to report Biometrics for this species.
Feather measurements and photos on featherbase
|Field Codes||5-letter code: ROLLE | Euring: 8410|
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