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Recent observations

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Square

What

European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

Observer

omerweiner

Date

April 29, 2016 05:11 PM HST

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(Somewhere...)

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Square

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European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

Observer

tommasomagaldi

Date

April 24, 2016

Place

Ischia (Google, OSM)

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No photos or sounds

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European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

Observer

escolalocaro

Date

April 11, 2016 04:07 PM CEST

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No photos or sounds

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European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

Observer

marcorastelli

Date

May 6, 2013

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(Somewhere...)

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No photos or sounds

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European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

Observer

marcorastelli

Date

July 24, 2012

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(Somewhere...)

Description

4

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No photos or sounds

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European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

Observer

marcorastelli

Date

July 20, 2012

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(Somewhere...)

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2

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No photos or sounds

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European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

Observer

marcorastelli

Date

June 11, 2012

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(Somewhere...)

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3

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No photos or sounds

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European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

Observer

marcorastelli

Date

June 7, 2012

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(Somewhere...)

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5

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No photos or sounds

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European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

Observer

marcorastelli

Date

May 28, 2012

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(Somewhere...)

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4

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European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

Observer

marcorastelli

Date

May 19, 2012

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(Somewhere...)

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3

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No photos or sounds

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European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

Observer

marcorastelli

Date

May 14, 2012

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(Somewhere...)

Description

14

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No photos or sounds

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European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

Observer

marcorastelli

Date

May 12, 2012

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(Somewhere...)
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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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