To the biology of the Bee-eater in Kharkiv region. - N.V. Ruchkin. - Avifauna of Ukraine. 1. 1998. - P. 51-55.
Process of feeding nestlings was studied in a colony in 1997. Food bringing was supervised through the inserted glass. Prey was determined visual. Diet composition is given in the table. Main signals of bee-eaters are described. [Russian].
Key words: Bee-eater, Merops apiaster, Kharkiv region, breeding, nestling, feeding, diet, signal.