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Merops apiaster

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Merops apiaster 10, Bijeneter
Scientific nameMerops apiaster Taxonomic rankSpecies
AuthorLinnaeus, 1758 Valid nameyes
Taxonomic information Reference
Kingdom Animalia PESI webservices (simplified taxonony) (2012)
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Coraciiformes
Family Meropidae
Genus Merops

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Area Status International threat code Reference
Europe Declining Tucker, G.M. and al. (1994)
Europe Depleted BirdLife International (2004)
European Union (25 Member States) Depleted BirdLife International (2004)
World Least Concern LC IUCN (2013)


Title: The Birds of the Western Palearctic. Vol. IV. Terns to Woodpeckers
Author: Cramp, S.
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 1985


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