European bee-eater

European bee-eater

Kingdom
Phylum
Class
Subclass
Infraclass
Superorder
Family
Genus
SPECIES
Merops apiaster
WEIGHT
44-78 g
LENGTH
27-30 cm
WINGSPAN
44-49 cm

The European bee-eater 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. This species occurs as a spring overshoot north of its range, with occasional breeding in northwest Europe.

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Di

Diurnal

Ca

Carnivore

In

Insectivores

Te

Terrestrial

Te

Territorial

Co

Congregatory

Ov

Oviparous

Co

Cooperative breeder

Mo

Monogamy

So

Social

Co

Colonial

Mi

Migrating

E

starts with

Climate zones

Habits and Lifestyle

Seasonal behavior
Bird's call

Diet and Nutrition

Mating Habits

INDEPENDENT AGE
1 to 2 months

References

1. European bee-eater Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/European_bee-eater
2. European bee-eater on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/22683756/155512816
3. Xeno-canto bird call - https://xeno-canto.org/702363

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