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.
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