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    • Золотистая щурка
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    • Biæder
  • Spanish
    • Abejaruco Europeo
  • Portuguese
    • Abelharuco-comum
    • Abelharuco
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    • Čebelar
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    • Gruccione
  • French
    • Guêpier d'Europe
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    • Abellerol
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    • Merops apiaster
  • English
    • European Bee-Eater
  • Hebrew
    • שרקרק מצוי
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    • Bienenfresser

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Recent observations

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What

European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

Observer

annalisarebecchi

Date

July 21, 2015

Place

Italy (Google, OSM)

Description

censimento mensile acquatici di cava

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European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

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annalisarebecchi

Date

May 5, 2015

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European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

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jakob

Date

July 10, 2016 08:21 PM CEST

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Square

What

European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

Observer

tapaculo99

Date

September 11, 2016 08:01 AM EDT

Description

The following morning we drove out of Kafue National Park and all the way to Lusaka, ending our Zambian adventure.
We took our time on the way out, but saw surprisingly few birds. This bee-eater, a migrant from the palearctic, was one of the more interesting sights.

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Square

What

European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

Observer

katya

Date

September 11, 2015 10:41 AM EEST

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What

European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

Observer

lilly2016

Date

August 21, 2016 03:48 PM CEST

Description

There was round 30 individuals on trees. Later they went in river to cool down - hot day!

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European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

Observer

arnoldwijker

Date

June 28, 1988

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Square

What

European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

Observer

carlespastor

Date

June 27, 2014 09:22 AM BST

Description

Nombre común en:
Aragonés: Abellaruelo eurasiatico
Asturano: Abeyerucu
Catalán: Abellarol
Alemán: Bienenfresser
Inglés: European Bee-eter
Castellano: Abejaruco común
Esperanto: Eŭropa abelmanĝulo
Euskera: Erlatxori
Francés: Guêpier d'Europe
Gallego: Abellaruco común
Italiano: Gruccione
Polaco: Żołna zwyczajna
Portugues: Abelharuco-comum. http://www.avesfotos.eu/abejaruco-comun.html

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

Observer

mathiasdhaen

Date

July 30, 2015

Description

"with young"

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European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

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mathiasdhaen

Date

September 11, 2015

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European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

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mathiasdhaen

Date

September 8, 2015

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No photos or sounds

What

European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

Observer

mathiasdhaen

Date

July 21, 2015
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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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