Tag: Roller

Distribution of the Roller Coracias garrulus in Portugal, an historical approach

Roller (Coracias garrulus) Science Article 1 abstract The Iberian Peninsula harbours the majorityof the Roller (Coracias garrulus) populationin Western Europe. In Spain, available datasuggest a population fragmentation and a generalnegative trend (Marti & Del Moral, 2004).Although residual in an Iberian context, thePortuguese population also appears to be declining,and once considered Rare in PortugueseRed List (SNPRNC, […]

Roller (Coracias garrulus)

[order] CORACIIFORMES | [family] Coraciidae | [latin] Coracias garrulus | [UK] Roller | [FR] Rollier d’Europe | [DE] Blauracke | [ES] Carraca Europea | [NL] Scharrelaar Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Physical charateristics Large and colorful bird, being iridescent blue, black and chestnut. Roller without tail streamers, proportionately […]