Coraciiformes – colourful birds kingfisher, bee eater Szalakótaalakúak
The following species can be found in Europe, and also in Hungary:
1. Bee eater Merops apiaster
2. Roller Coracias garrulus
3. Kingfisher Alcedo atthis
4. Hoopoe Upupa epops
All of them are colourful birds.
The Bee eater is a thin approximately blackbird sized bird, that catches his prey mostly in the air. The Bee eater likes to be in flock. They makes their nest in sand walls in 2m depth. Common bird in Hungary from May to September.