Male European Bee-eater

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Colouring Golden-yellow back, green-blue lower
Voice Distinctive, deep and liquid
Feeds on Insects in flight
Flight Fast beating wings and glides
Nesting Bush
Social Flocks
Male European Bee-eater
Male European Bee-eater
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Page Last Updated 2/3/2020 12:45:00 PM
Base Information
Sex Male
Age Both
Status Declining
Order Coraciiformes
Family Meropidae
Species Merops apiaster
Category Bee Eaters
StdName European Bee-eater
Vital Statistics
Length 10.6 to 11.4 ins
Weight 1.8 to 2.5 ozs
Wingspan 14.2 to 15.7 ins
Lifespan 5 to 10 years
Beak Length Medium
Beak Width Medium
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Long
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
Region NANNorth America
Country USNUnited States
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