bee-eater

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bee-eater
Merops apiaster

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From the diet of these birds, which consists of flying insects, especially bees and wasps.

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bee-eater (plural bee-eaters)

  1. Any of various brightly-coloured, insectivorous, near-passerine birds in the family Meropidae, especially the European bee-eater, Merops apiaster.

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