- European Bee-eater
 - European Bee-eater
 - European Bee-eater
 - European Bee-eater

European Bee-eater Merops apiaster Scientific name definitions

Hans-Valentin Bastian and Anita Bastian
Version: 2.0 — Published January 14, 2022
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Distribution of the European Bee-eater - Range Map
  • Year-round
  • Migration
  • Breeding
  • Non-Breeding
Distribution of the European Bee-eater

Both the breeding and non-breeding areas of populations breeding in southern Africa are not well-known and somewhat speculative, and more work is needed to confirm the range limits here. In addition, other regular non-breeding areas of the Eurasian populations may exist in southwestern Yemen and northwestern Somalia, but are based on relatively little information.

Recommended Citation

Bastian, H.-V. and A. Bastian (2022). European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster), version 2.0. In Birds of the World (S. M. Billerman and B. K. Keeney, Editors). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.eubeat1.02