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    • Merops apiaster
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    • European Bee-Eater
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Recent observations

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Observer

archiverde

Date

June 5, 2013

Description

Colorido plumaje en contraste con nubes grises.

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Square

What

European Bee-eater Merops apiaster

Observer

anis

Date

September 12, 2014

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Square

What

European Bee-eater Merops apiaster

Observer

anis

Date

September 3, 2014

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No photos or sounds

Observer

carlesbatlles

Date

September 7, 2014 12:10 PM CEST

Description

Estol de 18 individus

Photos / Sounds

What

European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

Observer

jakob

Date

August 19, 2014

Description

Large aggregation in preparation of their southward (fall) migration.

Photos / Sounds

What

European Bee-eater Merops apiaster

Observer

anis

Date

August 28, 2014

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No photos or sounds

Observer

mattiamenchetti

Date

August 14, 2014 10:53 AM CEST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

Observer

samnme1

Date

August 6, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

Observer

queraltgg

Date

August 6, 2014 08:25 PM CEST

Place

Casserres (Google, OSM)

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No photos or sounds

Observer

gianluca

Date

July 18, 2014

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What

European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

Observer

martingrimm

Date

February 8, 2014 04:15 PM EAT

Photos / Sounds

What

European Bee-eater Merops apiaster

Observer

markkir

Date

June 6, 2014
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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

    Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.