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European bee-eater (Merops apiaster)
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Merops apiaster - 1772-1829 - Print - Iconographia Zoologica - Special Collections University of Amsterdam - UBA01 IZ16100025.jpg
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European bee-eater (Merops apiaster)

Artist Creator:Krüger jun.
Source/Photographer Herrn von Buffons Naturgeschichte der Vögel, XXI p. 265
Merops apiaster
Date 1772-1829

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".

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