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Recent observations

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European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

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enricoschifani

Date

July 31, 2015

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Square

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European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

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anis

Date

May 16, 2015

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European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

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valter

Date

July 12, 2015 09:43 AM WEST

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European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

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ssarrocco

Date

July 5, 2015 11:15 AM CEST

Description

A lot of individuals

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European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

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leibele

Date

July 1, 2015

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European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

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paulcools

Date

June 3, 2007

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Square

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European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

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minazaki

Date

April 14, 2015 08:23 AM GST

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European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

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enricoschifani

Date

June 16, 2015

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Square

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European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

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paulcools

Date

July 24, 2010 10:12 AM BST

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Square

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European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

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anis

Date

May 7, 2015 10:30 AM AMT

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European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

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enricoschifani

Date

June 9, 2015

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Square

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European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

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anis

Date

May 3, 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

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