EUROPEAN ROLLER

Also known as Common Roller

(Coracias garrulus)

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Roberts VI / VII 446 / 85
Clements 2000 93.0010
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 88-1
A large bird (30 to 31 cm), breeding in Europe, middle East and western Asia, and migrating to Africa and India. In southern Africa it is a fairly common migrant, absent from the drier west. It is usually solitary, inhabiting savanna and feeding off insects.

List of Stamps showing European Roller

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Bahrain 0431 0457 1992 150f
Benin     2000 135f
Bulgaria 1521 1533 1965 8s
Central African Republic     1999 490f
Congo (DRC) 1568   2000 1f 50
Cyprus 0334 0322 1969 5m
Czecheslovakia 1451 1500 1964 1k60
Djibouti 0944 0432 1985 25f
Gambia 2384   1996 D4
Gambia 3747   2000 D7
Gambia 3998   2001 D7
Germany (East) 0996 1277 1967 40p
Ghana 3009   2000 1600c
Hungary 3965  4074 1990 10Ft
Hungary 4415 4517 1998 70ft
Iran 2873 2681 1996 100r
Iran     2000 350r
Ivory Coast     2003 200f
Lesotho SG 1932   2004 M6
Lesotho MS 1932   2004 M6
Liberia     2000 $15
Libya 1201  1013 1982 45dh
Malagasy 0935 1335 1992 500f
Mali     2000 370f
Moldavia 0022 0017 1992 6r
Moldavia 0066 0059 1993 10r
Morocco 0884 1268 1995 1d70
Mozambique 1618 ma   2002 17 000 mt
Poland 1212 1207 1960 6z50
Qatar 0391 0528 1972 1d
Rumania 4797 3968 1983 1le50
Slovenia 0265 0114 1995 60t
Somalia 0439 0087 1966 1s30
Syria 1808 1826 1991 600p
Syria 2143   2003 5.15
Tunisia 0607 0658 1965 300m
Turkey 2570 2408 1976 150k+25