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Recent observations

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European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

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johnnybirder

Date

February 28, 2015 11:45 AM SAST

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European Bee-eater Merops apiaster

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simon1978

Date

March 13, 2015 08:13 AM SAST

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European bee-eater Merops apiaster

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congonaturalist

Date

March 15, 2015 12:06 PM CET

Description

Around four together

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European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

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terathopius

Date

February 2, 2015 06:56 AM HST

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Square

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European Bee-eater Merops apiaster

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nlaroche

Date

December 9, 2014 10:34 AM EET

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European Bee-eater Merops apiaster

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simon1978

Date

January 5, 2015 10:13 AM SAST

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archiverde

Date

June 5, 2013

Description

Colorido plumaje en contraste con nubes grises.

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Square

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European Bee-eater Merops apiaster

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anis

Date

September 12, 2014

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Square

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European Bee-eater Merops apiaster

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anis

Date

September 3, 2014

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carlesbatlles

Date

September 7, 2014 12:10 PM CEST

Description

Estol de 18 individus

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European Bee-Eater Merops apiaster

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jakob

Date

August 19, 2014

Description

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

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European Bee-eater Merops apiaster

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anis

Date

August 28, 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.