Coracias garrulus


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Noun1.Coracias garrulus - common European blue-and-green roller with a reddish-brown backCoracias garrulus - common European blue-and-green roller with a reddish-brown back
roller - Old World bird that tumbles or rolls in flight; related to kingfishers
Coracias, genus Coracias - type genus of the Coraciidae
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Cyprus is also important for European Roller Coracias garrulus, Masked Shrike Lanius nubicus, Chukar Alectoris chukar and Black Francolin Francolinus francolinus, the latter representing more than one third of the European population.
It is a globally threatened species, the Roller, Coracias garrulus.
Stable or increasing populations of Tetrao tetrix, Caprimulgus europaeus, Coracias garrulus, Lullula arborea, Anthus campestris and red-backed shrike (Lanius collurio) breeding and/or foraging in habitat 2320, and of Tetrao tetrix, Grus grus, Tringa glareola and Caprimulgus europaeus in the bog habitat;