Genus : Coracias
Family: Coraciidae (Aves)
Taxon : Bird
Group : Animal
A large migrant bird to 30 cm which breeds in Europe and the Middle East and migrates to Africa. It is usually solitary and perches conspicuously on high branches or telephone poles flying down to catch prey. It eats mainly insects.
- Notes: The back is light brown and the rest of the body is sky blue. The legs and feet are yellowish and the beak black.
- Colour: Brown
- Notes: Mainly blue with an orange-brown back
- Colour: Blue
- European roller
- NOTES: Seen only in December 2010 for a short while
- HABITAT NAME: Veld
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