Coracias garrulus  European Roller  Europese Troupant
European Roller
Grootfontein, Feb 2021

A non-breeding summer visitor from the Palearctic, present between Nov and Mar. More commonly recorded in the surrounding thorn savannas than in the Waterberg where it is uncommon (31% in, 69% out; recorded in 15% of the Waterberg pentads); occurs singly, mostly encountered perched on telephone or high tension lines along roads.
European Roller Waterberg distribution
European Roller
Geelhoutkloof, Mar 2019

European Roller
Doornspruit, Jan 2018

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