Posted by: Sandy Steinman | July 1, 2022

Can European Bee-eaters be an Indicator Species of Climate Change

From eBird

To examine the relationship between European Bee-eater populations and climate, the researchers used statistical modeling techniques and data from citizen science databases including eBird, which holds more than 150,000 sightings of European Bee-eater. They found a strong relationship between climate and European Bee-eater populations, with larger populations in areas with more suitable temperature and precipitation conditions based on the models. This suggests that the breeding range of European Bee-eater in Europe is influenced mainly by climate conditions.
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