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Recent observations

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European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

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lauragola

Date

August 27, 2016 12:02 PM SAST

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Square

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European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

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roby

Date

August 19, 2016 01:35 PM HST

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European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

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marcoc

Date

August 25, 2016 02:22 PM SAST

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European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

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fabnobili

Date

August 25, 2016 10:52 AM CEST

Description

>10 in raduno premigratorio

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European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

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marcoc

Date

August 21, 2016 03:30 PM SAST

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Square

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European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

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francescocecere

Date

August 20, 2016 12:14 PM CEST

Description

about 30 ex

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European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

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davideberton

Date

August 18, 2016 02:01 PM SAST

Description

circa 30

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European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

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marcorastelli

Date

June 3, 2010

Place

Italy (Google, OSM)

Description

0

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European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

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marcorastelli

Date

May 13, 2008

Place

Italy (Google, OSM)

Description

0

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European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

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marcorastelli

Date

May 18, 2010

Place

Italy (Google, OSM)

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0

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European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

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marcorastelli

Date

May 13, 2008

Place

Italy (Google, OSM)

Description

0

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European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

Observer

marcorastelli

Date

June 6, 2008

Place

Italy (Google, OSM)

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0

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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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