Rainbow Bee-eater
The only bee-eater in the
Meropidae family in Australia.
Merops ornatus
(L 9.1" WS 20" Wt 6 oz)
Hattah-Kulkyne Nat’l Park
30Oct2015
Cattana Wetlands
Cairns
26Oct2015
Near Beaudesert
18Oct2015
Beat the bee senseless to knock out the
stinger before swallowing it whole.
(Louise Egerton)
There are 26 different
species of bee-eaters.