BROAD-BILLED ROLLER

(Eurystomus glaucurus)

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Roberts VI / VII 450 / 89
Clements 2000 93.0090
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
88-9

 

A medium bird (25 to 27 cm), found in Africa south of the Sahara and Madagascar. In southern Africa it is a fairly common breeding migrant found mainly in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and northern Botswana. It inhabits denser bushveld and eats flying insects.

 

List of Stamps showing Broad-billed Roller

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Benin 1008 0432 1985 75f/200f
Dahomey 0271 0296 1967 200f
Guinea     2001 750f
Liberia   1921 1997 25c
Mozambique 1155 1092 1987 16m