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Merops ornatus

Rainbow Bee-eater

Common, breeding summer migrant.

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Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Stony Creek - 13 Mar 2021 by trevsci Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Rugosa at Yass River - 26 Feb 2021 by SenexRugosus Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Lanyon - northern section - 3 Feb 2021 by Nona Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 2 Feb 2021 by JohnBundock Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Woodstock Nature Reserve - 16 Jan 2021 by trevsci Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Googong Foreshore - 9 Jan 2021 by trevsci Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 8 Jan 2021 by KShort Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Brindabella, NSW - 30 Dec 2020 by MatthewFrawley Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 27 Dec 2020 by tom.tomward@gmail.com Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Bullen Range - 21 Dec 2020 by HelenCross Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 24 Nov 2020 by RodDeb Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 7 Nov 2020 by BIrdsinCanberra Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 6 Nov 2020 by jbromilow50 Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Coree, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by jbromilow50 Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Namadgi National Park - 3 Nov 2020 by KMcCue Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Stony Creek - 12 Oct 2020 by JohnBundock Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 9 Oct 2020 by RodDeb Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Lower Molonglo - 4 Oct 2020 by patrickcox Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 10 Mar 2020 by TomT Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Molonglo River Park - 9 Mar 2020 by JohnBundock Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at The Pinnacle - 26 Feb 2020 by Alison Milton Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 21 Jan 2020 by RodDeb Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Bullen Range - 15 Jan 2020 by michaelb Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Bredbo, NSW - 12 Jan 2020 by Illilanga Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Bullen Range - 29 Dec 2019 by michaelb Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Yass River, NSW - 7 Dec 2019 by MatthewFrawley Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 6 Dec 2019 by RodDeb Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Molonglo River Park - 17 Nov 2019 by Marthijn Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 6 Nov 2019 by JohnBundock Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Bullen Range - 5 Nov 2019 by JohnBundock Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Namadgi National Park - 31 Oct 2019 by RodDeb Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 29 Oct 2019 by RodDeb Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Tharwa, ACT - 29 Oct 2019 by RodDeb Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 27 Oct 2019 by RodDeb Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at The Pinnacle - 22 Sep 2019 by Alison Milton Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Fadden, ACT - 15 Mar 2019 by KumikoCallaway Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Namadgi National Park - 24 Jan 2019 by RodDeb Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Stony Creek - 23 Dec 2018 by KumikoCallaway Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 18 Dec 2018 by RodDeb Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Bullen Range - 17 Dec 2018 by michaelb Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Bullen Range - 2 Dec 2018 by JohnBundock Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 1 Dec 2018 by michaelb Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 12 Nov 2018 by RodDeb Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 3 Nov 2018 by MatthewFrawley Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Stony Creek - 27 Oct 2018 by KumikoCallaway Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Stony Creek - 25 Oct 2018 by JohnBundock Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Namadgi National Park - 27 Feb 2018 by KMcCue Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Tennent, ACT - 8 Feb 2018 by Christine Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Black Flat at Corrowong - 26 Jan 2018 by BlackFlat Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Bullen Range - 13 Jan 2018 by YellowButton Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Bullen Range - 4 Jan 2018 by WarrenRowland Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 2 Jan 2018 by michaelb Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Bullen Range - 22 Dec 2017 by TyrieStarrs Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Namadgi National Park - 6 Mar 2017 by roymcd Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Feb 2017 by JohnBundock Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 28 Dec 2016 by michaelb Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 7 Dec 2016 by michaelb Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 21 Oct 2016 by Alison Milton Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Bullen Range - 21 Oct 2016 by KShort Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Woodstock Nature Reserve - 12 Oct 2016 by JohnBundock Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Stony Creek - 9 Oct 2016 by JohnBundock Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Burrinjuck, NSW - 29 Sep 2016 by RyuCallaway Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 3 Jan 2016 by michaelb Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 2 Nov 2015 by JohnBundock Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 7 Mar 2015 by JohnBundock Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 19 Nov 2014 by michaelb Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 29 Jan 2014 by michaelb Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Molonglo River Park - 9 Nov 2010 by KMcCue Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Wee Jasper, NSW - 13 Dec 2009 by Harrisi
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Stony Creek - 13 Mar 2021 by trevsci
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Rugosa at Yass River - 26 Feb 2021 by SenexRugosus
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Lanyon - northern section - 3 Feb 2021 by Nona
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 2 Feb 2021 by JohnBundock
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Woodstock Nature Reserve - 16 Jan 2021 by trevsci
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Googong Foreshore - 9 Jan 2021 by trevsci
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 8 Jan 2021 by KShort
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Brindabella, NSW - 30 Dec 2020 by MatthewFrawley
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 27 Dec 2020 by tom.tomward@gmail.com
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Bullen Range - 21 Dec 2020 by HelenCross
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 24 Nov 2020 by RodDeb
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 7 Nov 2020 by BIrdsinCanberra
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 6 Nov 2020 by jbromilow50
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Coree, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by jbromilow50
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Namadgi National Park - 3 Nov 2020 by KMcCue
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Stony Creek - 12 Oct 2020 by JohnBundock
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 9 Oct 2020 by RodDeb
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Lower Molonglo - 4 Oct 2020 by patrickcox
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 10 Mar 2020 by TomT
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Molonglo River Park - 9 Mar 2020 by JohnBundock
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at The Pinnacle - 26 Feb 2020 by Alison Milton
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 21 Jan 2020 by RodDeb
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Bullen Range - 15 Jan 2020 by michaelb
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Bredbo, NSW - 12 Jan 2020 by Illilanga
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Bullen Range - 29 Dec 2019 by michaelb
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Yass River, NSW - 7 Dec 2019 by MatthewFrawley
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 6 Dec 2019 by RodDeb
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Molonglo River Park - 17 Nov 2019 by Marthijn
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 6 Nov 2019 by JohnBundock
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Bullen Range - 5 Nov 2019 by JohnBundock
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Namadgi National Park - 31 Oct 2019 by RodDeb
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 29 Oct 2019 by RodDeb
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Tharwa, ACT - 29 Oct 2019 by RodDeb
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 27 Oct 2019 by RodDeb
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at The Pinnacle - 22 Sep 2019 by Alison Milton
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Fadden, ACT - 15 Mar 2019 by KumikoCallaway
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Namadgi National Park - 24 Jan 2019 by RodDeb
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Stony Creek - 23 Dec 2018 by KumikoCallaway
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 18 Dec 2018 by RodDeb
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Bullen Range - 17 Dec 2018 by michaelb
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Bullen Range - 2 Dec 2018 by JohnBundock
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 1 Dec 2018 by michaelb
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 12 Nov 2018 by RodDeb
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 3 Nov 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Stony Creek - 27 Oct 2018 by KumikoCallaway
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Stony Creek - 25 Oct 2018 by JohnBundock
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Namadgi National Park - 27 Feb 2018 by KMcCue
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Tennent, ACT - 8 Feb 2018 by Christine
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Black Flat at Corrowong - 26 Jan 2018 by BlackFlat
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Bullen Range - 13 Jan 2018 by YellowButton
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Bullen Range - 4 Jan 2018 by WarrenRowland
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 2 Jan 2018 by michaelb
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Bullen Range - 22 Dec 2017 by TyrieStarrs
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Namadgi National Park - 6 Mar 2017 by roymcd
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Feb 2017 by JohnBundock
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 28 Dec 2016 by michaelb
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 7 Dec 2016 by michaelb
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 21 Oct 2016 by Alison Milton
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Bullen Range - 21 Oct 2016 by KShort
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Woodstock Nature Reserve - 12 Oct 2016 by JohnBundock
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Stony Creek - 9 Oct 2016 by JohnBundock
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Burrinjuck, NSW - 29 Sep 2016 by RyuCallaway
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 3 Jan 2016 by michaelb
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 2 Nov 2015 by JohnBundock
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 7 Mar 2015 by JohnBundock
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Pine Island to Point Hut - 19 Nov 2014 by michaelb
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 29 Jan 2014 by michaelb
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Molonglo River Park - 9 Nov 2010 by KMcCue
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Wee Jasper, NSW - 13 Dec 2009 by Harrisi

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Male & Female

Species information

  • Merops ornatus Scientific name
  • Rainbow Bee-eater Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive
  • 373m to 718.4m Recorded at altitude
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