Rare European Roller bird spotted in Suffolk

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A uncommon sojourn by a European Roller has prompted hundreds of birdwatchers to flock to Suffolk.

The colourful bird, mostly seen successful Southern Europe, is thought by experts to person overshot its accustomed feeding grounds.

The bird, spotted successful Lackford adjacent Bury St Edmunds, is astir the size of a crow and usually feeds connected tiny lizards and beetles.

Paul Stancliffe, from the British Trust for Ornithology based successful Norfolk, said the vertebrate "was precise uncommon successful Britain" and has lone been spotted astir 5 times successful the UK successful the past 5 years.

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