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    • Abelharuco-comum
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    • Abellerol
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    • Merops apiaster
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    • European Bee-Eater
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Recent observations

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What

European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

Observer

lauragola

Date

June 24, 2016

Place

Predosa (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

Observer

gianfra57

Date

June 21, 2016 11:32 AM SAST

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European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

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katya

Date

June 1, 2013 08:22 PM EEST

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European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

Observer

danieleg

Date

May 2, 2016 11:41 AM CEST

Place

Italy (Google, OSM)

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European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

Observer

dinobiancolini

Date

June 18, 2016

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No photos or sounds

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European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

Observer

dinobiancolini

Date

June 16, 2016 09:15 AM SAST

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No photos or sounds

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European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

Observer

lauragola

Date

June 15, 2016

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No photos or sounds

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European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

Observer

lauragola

Date

June 10, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

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European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

Observer

martingrimm

Date

June 9, 2016 10:50 AM CEST

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European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

Observer

lauragola

Date

June 7, 2016

Place

Valmacca (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

Date

June 4, 2016 02:49 PM CEST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

Observer

anis

Date

May 28, 2016 09:11 AM GST
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Description from Wikipedia

The European bee-eater (Merops apiaster) is a near passerine bird in the bee-eater family Meropidae. It breeds in southern Europe and in parts of north Africa and western Asia. It is strongly migratory, wintering in tropical Africa, India and Sri Lanka. This species occurs as a spring overshoot north of its range, with occasional breeding in northwest Europe.

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Conservation Summary

  • Portugal
    Pouco preocupante (lc) (Source: Livro Vermelho dos Vertebrados de Portugal)
    Pouco Preocupante
  • Israel
    Vu (Source: Tatzpiteva)
Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.
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