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dc.date.accessioned2019-04-28T05:49:30Z
dc.date.available2019-04-28T05:49:30Z
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10754/632354
dc.titleEuropean Bee-eater
dc.typeSpecies Summary
dc.contributor.photographerBrian James
dc.description.notesGroups (up to 50) are regularly seen in September and October and then in March-May, mainly around the golf course. Often heard before being seen, making high pitched call. Seems to arrive earlier than Blue-cheeked but there is also a definite overlap.
dwc.taxon.scientificNameMerops apiaster
refterms.dateFOA2019-04-28T05:49:30Z
display.summary<p>Groups (up to 50) are regularly seen in September and October and then in March-May, mainly around the golf course. Often heard before being seen, making high pitched call. Seems to arrive earlier than Blue-cheeked but there is also a definite overlap.</p><table style="table-layout: fixed; width: 100%; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;"> <tbody><tr> <td style="vertical-align: top; width: 50%;"><p><h5>European Bee-eater (<em>Merops apiaster</em>)<a href="https://ebird.org/species/eubeat1" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><img title="More species information including images and audio clips available via eBird" class="object-fit" src="/bitstream/handle/10754/644888/ebirdLogo.JPG" alt="Thumbnail" width="42" /></a></h5></p><h5>Status in KAUST</h5> <p><a title="Stops at KAUST during migratory periods, click to see all species with this status in KAUST" href="/discover?view=grid&rpp=12&filtertype=kaustStatus&amp;filter_relational_operator=equals&amp;filter=Passage migrant" >Passage migrant</a><br></p><h5>Abundance in KAUST</h5> <p><a title="Click to see all species with this level of abundance in KAUST" href="/discover?view=grid&rpp=12&filtertype=abundance&amp;filter_relational_operator=equals&amp;filter=2 - Fairly Common" >2 - Fairly Common</a></p><h5 style="text-align: justify;">Places seen in KAUST</h5><a title="Click to see more information about this location" href="/handle/10754/644908" >South Beach</a><a href="https://ebird.org/hotspot/L8133092" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><img title="eBird hotspot page for this location" class="object-fit" src="/bitstream/handle/10754/644888/ebirdLogo.JPG" alt="Thumbnail" width="42" /></a><br><a title="Click to see more information about this location" href="/handle/10754/644912" >Island mangroves</a><a href="https://ebird.org/hotspot/L8079976" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><img title="eBird hotspot page for this location" class="object-fit" src="/bitstream/handle/10754/644888/ebirdLogo.JPG" alt="Thumbnail" width="42" /></a><br><a title="Click to see more information about this location" href="/handle/10754/644909" >Golf Course</a><a href="https://ebird.org/hotspot/L5728118" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><img title="eBird hotspot page for this location" class="object-fit" src="/bitstream/handle/10754/644888/ebirdLogo.JPG" alt="Thumbnail" width="42" /></a><br><a title="Click to see more information about this location" href="/handle/10754/644910" >King Abdullah Monument</a><a href="https://ebird.org/hotspot/L8016632" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><img title="eBird hotspot page for this location" class="object-fit" src="/bitstream/handle/10754/644888/ebirdLogo.JPG" alt="Thumbnail" width="42" /></a><br><h5><a title="Click to search images taken of this species" href="/discover?view=grid&rpp=12&filtertype_0=type&filter_0=Image&filter_relational_operator_0=equals&filtertype=species&filter_relational_operator=equals&filter=European Bee-eater" >Search pictures of European Bee-eater in KAUST</a></h5></td><td style="vertical-align: top; width: 50%;"><h5>Example Image</h5><img title="Image from Brian James" class="object-fit" src="/bitstream/id/3873387/European Bee-eater.jpeg" alt="Thumbnail" /><br><p>Image from Brian James</p></td> </tr> </tbody> </table><h5 style="text-align: justify;">Seasonality in KAUST (number of years since KAUST's founding when this species was observed in a given month):</h5> <table style="table-layout: fixed; width: 100%; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;" border="1"> <tbody> <tr style="background-color: grey;"><th style="text-align: center; border: 1px solid black">Jan</th><th style="text-align: center; border: 1px solid black">Feb</th><th style="text-align: center; border: 1px solid black">Mar</th><th style="text-align: center; border: 1px solid black">Apr</th><th style="text-align: center; border: 1px solid black">May</th><th style="text-align: center; border: 1px solid black">Jun</th><th style="text-align: center; border: 1px solid black">Jul</th><th style="text-align: center; border: 1px solid black">Aug</th><th style="text-align: center; border: 1px solid black">Sep</th><th style="text-align: center; border: 1px solid black">Oct</th><th style="text-align: center; border: 1px solid black">Nov</th><th style="text-align: center; border: 1px solid black">Dec</th></tr><tr><th style="text-align: center; border: 1px solid black">0</th><th style="text-align: center; border: 1px solid black">0</th><th style="text-align: center; border: 1px solid black">0</th><th style="background-color: orange; text-align: center; border: 1px solid black"><a title="Click to see all observation records for European Bee-eaters in April" href="https://repository.kaust.edu.sa/discover?field=monthPresent&filtertype_0=type&filtertype_1=species&filter_0=Observation+Record&filter_relational_operator_1=equals&filter_1=European Bee-eater&filter_relational_operator_0=equals&filtertype=monthPresent&filter_relational_operator=equals&filter=April">6</a></th><th style="background-color: orange; text-align: center; border: 1px solid black"><a title="Click to see all observation records for European Bee-eaters in May" href="https://repository.kaust.edu.sa/discover?field=monthPresent&filtertype_0=type&filtertype_1=species&filter_0=Observation+Record&filter_relational_operator_1=equals&filter_1=European Bee-eater&filter_relational_operator_0=equals&filtertype=monthPresent&filter_relational_operator=equals&filter=May">5</a></th><th style="background-color: yellow; text-align: center; border: 1px solid black"><a title="Click to see all observation records for European Bee-eaters in June" href="https://repository.kaust.edu.sa/discover?field=monthPresent&filtertype_0=type&filtertype_1=species&filter_0=Observation+Record&filter_relational_operator_1=equals&filter_1=European Bee-eater&filter_relational_operator_0=equals&filtertype=monthPresent&filter_relational_operator=equals&filter=June">1</a></th><th style="text-align: center; border: 1px solid black">0</th><th style="background-color: yellow; text-align: center; border: 1px solid black"><a title="Click to see all observation records for European Bee-eaters in August" href="https://repository.kaust.edu.sa/discover?field=monthPresent&filtertype_0=type&filtertype_1=species&filter_0=Observation+Record&filter_relational_operator_1=equals&filter_1=European Bee-eater&filter_relational_operator_0=equals&filtertype=monthPresent&filter_relational_operator=equals&filter=August">3</a></th><th style="background-color: orange; text-align: center; border: 1px solid black"><a title="Click to see all observation records for European Bee-eaters in September" href="https://repository.kaust.edu.sa/discover?field=monthPresent&filtertype_0=type&filtertype_1=species&filter_0=Observation+Record&filter_relational_operator_1=equals&filter_1=European Bee-eater&filter_relational_operator_0=equals&filtertype=monthPresent&filter_relational_operator=equals&filter=September">7</a></th><th style="background-color: red; text-align: center; border: 1px solid black"><a title="Click to see all observation records for European Bee-eaters in October" href="https://repository.kaust.edu.sa/discover?field=monthPresent&filtertype_0=type&filtertype_1=species&filter_0=Observation+Record&filter_relational_operator_1=equals&filter_1=European Bee-eater&filter_relational_operator_0=equals&filtertype=monthPresent&filter_relational_operator=equals&filter=October">9</a></th><th style="background-color: yellow; text-align: center; border: 1px solid black"><a title="Click to see all observation records for European Bee-eaters in November" href="https://repository.kaust.edu.sa/discover?field=monthPresent&filtertype_0=type&filtertype_1=species&filter_0=Observation+Record&filter_relational_operator_1=equals&filter_1=European Bee-eater&filter_relational_operator_0=equals&filtertype=monthPresent&filter_relational_operator=equals&filter=November">1</a></th><th style="text-align: center; border: 1px solid black">0</th></tr> </tbody> </table>
kaust.presence.abundance2 - Fairly Common
kaust.presence.monthApril
kaust.presence.monthMay
kaust.presence.monthJune
kaust.presence.monthAugust
kaust.presence.monthSeptember
kaust.presence.monthOctober
kaust.presence.monthNovember
kaust.presence.statusPassage migrant
ebird.family.commonNameBee-eaters
ebird.species.codeeubeat1
dwc.taxon.vernacularNameEuropean Bee-eater
dwc.location.localitySouth Beach
dwc.location.localityIsland mangroves
dwc.location.localityGolf Course
dwc.location.localityKing Abdullah Monument
dwc.taxon.familyMeropidae
dwc.taxon.orderCoraciiformes


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