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European Roller

Coracias garrulus Linnaeus, C 1758

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Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
European Roller - Coracias garrulus Santiago Caballero Carrera 2020-07-11 Llanos de Cáceres, Cáceres, Extremadura, Cáceres (Spain) (420 m) call, life stage uncertain, sex uncertain -

Grupo de adultos y jóvenes

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

692623
xeno-canto.org
European Roller - Coracias garrulus vir joshi 2012-11-19 Amreli, Gujarat, Amreli (India) (100 m) call -

they bird regularly visit our area in summer this bird is migratory seen in electronic line poll

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

113065
xeno-canto.org
European Roller - Coracias garrulus Marco Dragonetti 2013-05-26 Castiglione della Pescaia, fiumara, Grosseto (Italy) (0 m) call -

Check my website birdsongs.it for more details

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

405953
xeno-canto.org
European Roller - Coracias garrulus garrulus Jarek Matusiak 2014-07-20 Warszawa (near Warsaw), Warszawa, Masovian Voivodeship, Mazowieckie (Poland) (100 m) call, flight call, male, song -

Call in aerial display - both phases. Starting from the tree with regular level phase ending with diving 'roller' phase / ' lapwing-like display' phase. On the 'front stage' 5 perching and calling birds. Displaying male starting and can be heard in most of time in the background rising up, levelling, diving, ('Lapwing' phase) and sitting on the branch ageing.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

188150
xeno-canto.org
European Roller - Coracias garrulus Antero Lindholm 2005-07-23 Chui, Chuy Province, Kyrgyzstan (Kyrgyzstan) (900 m) call -

From a bird perching on wires. The longer series is a reaction to another individual flying by

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

120730
xeno-canto.org
European Roller - Coracias garrulus garrulus Jarek Matusiak 2014-07-20 Warszawa (near Warsaw), Warszawa, Masovian Voivodeship, Mazowieckie (Poland) (100 m) flight call, male, song -

Call in aerial display - diving 'roller' phase / ' lapwing-like display' phase

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

188149
xeno-canto.org
European Roller - Coracias garrulus Camille Monnet 2021-06-22 Arrondissement de Béziers (near Capestang), Hérault, Occitanie, Hérault (France) (30 m) adult, call, sex uncertain -

Captured with an Audiomoth next to a nestbox.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

661146
xeno-canto.org
European Roller - Coracias garrulus garrulus Jarek Matusiak 2014-07-20 Warszawa (near Warsaw), Warszawa, Masovian Voivodeship, Mazowieckie (Poland) (100 m) call, female -

https://fbcdn-sphotos-f-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xpa1/t31.0-8/10532819_676299479119379_8694937383088275501_o.jpg (on the picture is male - but in the same position)

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

188147
xeno-canto.org
European Roller - Coracias garrulus Jack Berteau 2021-08-04 Arrondissement d'Arles (near Mouriès), Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, Bouches-du-Rhône (France) (80 m) adult, call, flight call, juvenile -

Calls from a family group.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

671978
xeno-canto.org
European Roller - Coracias garrulus garrulus Jarek Matusiak 2014-07-20 Warszawa (near Warsaw), Warszawa, Masovian Voivodeship, Mazowieckie (Poland) (100 m) male, song -

Head 'boobing' position to female sitting by side

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

188144
xeno-canto.org
European Roller - Coracias garrulus Camille Monnet 2021-06-29 Arrondissement de Carcassonne (near Puichéric), Aude, Occitanie, Aude (France) (60 m) adult, call, sex uncertain -

Captured with an Audiomoth next to a nestbox.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

661140
xeno-canto.org
European Roller - Coracias garrulus semenowi Albert Lastukhin 2014-05-07 Jizzakh District, Jizzakh Province, Jizzakh (Uzbekistan) (300 m) flight call, male, song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

185305
xeno-canto.org
European Roller - Coracias garrulus Alain Malengreau 2015-09-06 Batumi, Adjara, Ajaria (Georgia) (320 m) alarm call, call, juvenile -

Juvenile European roller on the top of a small tree. The bird was moving from tree to tree, I have compilated three records in one. Sennheizer ME66

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

281843
xeno-canto.org
European Roller - Coracias garrulus garrulus Jarek Matusiak 2014-07-20 Warszawa (near Warsaw), Warszawa, Masovian Voivodeship, Mazowieckie (Poland) (100 m) call, juvenile -

From the hollow just before leave - all calls belong to juvenile

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

188152
xeno-canto.org
European Roller - Coracias garrulus Thijs Fijen 2011-07-27 Poland - Podlaskie, Podlaskie (Poland) (190 m) Flightcall (A) -   97040
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European Roller - Coracias garrulus garrulus Jarek Matusiak 2014-07-20 Warszawa (near Warsaw), Warszawa, Masovian Voivodeship, Mazowieckie (Poland) (100 m) alarm call, call, female, flight call, juvenile, male -

Hostile interactions among breeding pair with stranger birds

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

188146
xeno-canto.org
European Roller - Coracias garrulus semenowi Albert Lastukhin 2014-05-07 Jizzakh District, Jizzakh Province, Jizzakh (Uzbekistan) (300 m) flight call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

185395
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European Roller - Coracias garrulus Marco Dragonetti 2013-05-26 Castiglione della Pescaia, fiumara, Grosseto (Italy) (0 m) call -

Check my website birdsongs.it for more details

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

405952
xeno-canto.org
European Roller - Coracias garrulus Marco Dragonetti 2016-05-26 Tarquinia, Provincia di Viterbo, Lazio, Viterbo (Italy) (20 m) alarm call -

Check my website birdsongs.it for more details

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

405954
xeno-canto.org
European Roller - Coracias garrulus Volker Arnold 2013-05-07 Solt, Kalocsai, Bacs-Kiskun, Bács-Kiskun (Hungary) (90 m) call -

Meadows and reeds, partly salty vegetation, few shrubs. Three birds sitting on an open electro wire. At least two of them behaved aggressively. Location approximate.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

134051
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European Roller - Coracias garrulus Marco Dragonetti 2013-05-26 Castiglione della Pescaia, fiumara, Grosseto (Italy) (0 m) call -

Bird(s) perched in a thick pinewood

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

144973
xeno-canto.org
European Roller - Coracias garrulus semenowi Patrick Franke 2011-05-26 Yekpyndy, Almaty (Kazakhstan) (360 m) conflict call -

conflict with Eurasian Hoopoe

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

121174
xeno-canto.org
European Roller - Coracias garrulus Jarek Matusiak 2014-07-19 Warszawa (near Warsaw), Warszawa, Masovian Voivodeship, Mazowieckie (Poland) (110 m) flight call -

Probably hostile flight call

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

188600
xeno-canto.org
European Roller - Coracias garrulus garrulus Jarek Matusiak 2014-07-20 Warszawa (near Warsaw), Warszawa, Masovian Voivodeship, Mazowieckie (Poland) (100 m) call, juvenile -

From the hollow just before leave

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

188151
xeno-canto.org
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