Photo category:
Discovery center
Vertebrates specimen collection
Natural History Museum of Crete exhibition

  • Photo taken by:
    Trichas, A.
  • Photo taken date:
    March 2007
European Bee-eater
Kingfishers - Bee-eaters - Rollers
Discovery center
Estuaries diorama

Photo of a European Bee-eater, Merops apiaster, the most colourful European bird. It nests in steep banks of clay or hard sand, near rivers or estuaries, where it digs holes for its nest.