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European bee-eater (Merops apiaster)
Subject: European bee-eater (Merops apiaster)
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European bee-eater (Merops apiaster)


Description
MEROPS APIASTER,
EUROPEAN BEE-EATER
(over three quarters Nat. size) (Swainson)
Date [1875?]
Source http://www.flickr.com/photos/biodivlibrary/8556709483
Author Brehm, Alfred Edmund; Jones, Thomas Rymer
Full title Cassell's book of birds : From the text of Dr. Brehm /
Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Cassell%27s_book_of_birds_(Plate_XXIV)_(8556709483).jpg

The European bee-eater (Merops apiaster) is a near passerine bird in the bee-eater family Meropidae. The genus name Merops is Ancient Greek for "bee-eater", and apiaster is Latin, also meaning "bee-eater", from apis, "bee".
Order: Coraciiformes
Family: Meropidae
Genus: Merops
Species: Merops apiaster Linnaeus, 1758

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Scientific Name: Merops apiaster Linnaeus, 1758
Common Names: European Bee-eater, Bee-eater
French: Guêpier d’Europe German: Bienenfresser Spanish: Abejaruco europeo
Taxonomy: Merops Apiaster Linnaeus, 1758, southern Europe.

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