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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

Observer

lancillotto

Date

January 1, 2006 12:14 AM CET

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

Observer

lancillotto

Date

June 27, 2006 04:02 PM CEST

Photos / Sounds

What

European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

Observer

felixerhard

Date

August 1, 2015

Description

In the late summer, close to autumn, the Bee-Eaters gather in masses, before they fly to the south over the winter. On that day, i saw dozens of them hunting for insects over that meadow.

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No photos or sounds

What

European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

Observer

agaggino

Date

May 20, 2014

Description

censimento acquatici
meteo nuvoloso/ variabile

osservati anche 20 nidi

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

Observer

filippoceccolini

Date

May 8, 2011

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

Observer

joelemerson

Date

May 17, 2014

Place

alcutim (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

Observer

anis

Date

May 25, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

Date

June 2, 2010

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

Date

May 1, 2006

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

Date

June 7, 2010

Photos / Sounds

What

European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

Observer

umbi24

Date

May 10, 2015 07:30 PM CEST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

Observer

congonaturalist

Date

November 7, 2015 04:32 PM AST
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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
Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.