European roller

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Noun1.European roller - common European blue-and-green roller with a reddish-brown backEuropean roller - 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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Several bird species such as flamingos, Northern lapwing, European roller, Bluethroat, White-throated robin, Eurasian hobby and Pacific golden plover can be commonly viewed during this season, which is a rare feat for a desert nation.
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.
The European Roller, which is a ' passage migrant' in Delhi, has made its appearance.
Tyne and Fear team captain Andrew Curry said: "It was great for us to be able to bring the best in European roller derby to Newcastle for the second year running.
The European Roller Hockey Federation doesn't officially recognise events under 16 years old, but as this tournament will also be attended by Spanish, German and Dutch teams, this a chance for the boys to get early experience at the highest level for their age group - with the aim to progress to England Schoolboy level when they are older.
Despite being together for just four years, the all-female squad has maintained a top 10 spot in the European Roller Derby Rankings for the last 12 months.
'high risk of extinction in the wild'), Socotra Cormorant, Great Knot and Collared Kingfisher (all Vulnerable) and Pallid Harrier, Sooty Falcon, Eurasian Curlew and European Roller (all Near Threatened).
A Western Orphean Warbler caused a stir in Hartlepool and a European Roller graced a ploughed field at Aldbrough, East Yorks.
Last Saturday's match in Stuttgart produced one of BBDD's finest performances and third win of the season, making them the most successful team on the continent since the European Roller Derby League formed in 2006.

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