dcsimg
Paul Cools   cc-by-nc-4.0

Merops apiaster (European Bee Eater) is a species of birds in the family bee-eaters. It is associated with freshwater habitat. It is found in the Indo-Malayan Realm, the Afrotropics, and the Palearctic. European Bee Eater is a diurnal invertivore. Individuals can grow to 78 g. Reproduction is dioecious. European Bee Eater has parental care (cooperative breeding). It relies on flight to move around.

show all records
show all records
show all records
show all records
show all records

EOL has data for 30 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of European bee-eater. View this species on GBIF