European Roller

  • The European roller (Coracias garrulus) is the only member of the roller family of birds to breed in Europe.
  • The European roller is a bird of warmer regions.
  • 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.
  • They are sit-and-wait hunters.
  • Rollers often perch prominently on overhead wires, trees or posts.

25th September 2015
Patan, Gujarat, India

Nikon D7100
AF-S Nikkor 300mm F/4D IF-ED + AF-S Teleconverter TC-14E
f/8, 1/2000,iso-320

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