TITLE

Roller

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Roller, a group of 16 species of Old World birds named for their habit of tumbling in the air while in flight. Most are brightly colored. The common roller visits Europe and western Asia in summer, and Africa in winter. It grows to be about 12 inches (30 cm) long. It is blue and green, except for its reddish-brown back.
ACCESSION #
37310124

 

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