European Roller (Coracias garrulus)

Scarce vagrant species and my one and only encounter was with the Aldbrough bird of June 2012. An adult no less with many of out visting birds being juveniles!

European Roller flight take off Aldbrough 6 6 12 IMG_5646

European Roller flight take off  Aldbrough 6 6 12 IMG_5646



European Roller flight upperwing and tail Albrough 6 6 12 IMG_5761

European Roller flight upperwing and tail  Albrough 6 6 12 IMG_5761



European Roller fon ground side on Aldbrough 6 6 12 IMG_5619

European Roller fon ground side on Aldbrough 6 6 12  IMG_5619



European Roller landing on post Albrough 6 6 12 IMG_5336_filtered

European Roller landing on post Albrough 6 6 12 IMG_5336_filtered



European Roller landing on post Aldbrough 6 6 12 IMG_5301

European Roller landing on post Aldbrough 6 6 12 IMG_5301



European Roller landing on post Aldbrough 6 6 12 IMG_5335

European Roller landing on post Aldbrough 6 6 12 IMG_5335



European Roller on ground side on close Aldbrough 6 6 12 IMG_5752

European Roller on ground side on close Aldbrough 6 6 12  IMG_5752



European Roller on ground side on tail and legs showing Aldbrough 6 6 12 IMG_5677

European Roller on ground side on tail and legs showing Aldbrough 6 6 12 IMG_5677



European Roller on post 2x converter Aldbrough 6 6 12 IMG_5707

European Roller on post 2x converter Aldbrough 6 6 12 IMG_5707



European Roller on post 100iso Albrough 6 6 12 IMG_5704

European Roller on post 100iso Albrough 6 6 12  IMG_5704



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