- Trichoglossus haematodus
- Parrots & Parakeets
The Rainbow Bee-eater is a beautifully colored bird in a colorful family. This species is the only bee-eater found in Australia. They are commonly found in southern Australia and Tasmania. During winter, they migrate north to northern parts of Australia as well as New Guinea and some southern islands of Indonesia.
Rainbow Bee-eaters are very social birds. Outside of breeding season, they roost together in large groups.
|Hatched||Added to Birdorable on: 30 July 2009|
|Scientific Name||Merops ornatus|
|Birdorable Family||Kingfishers & Friends|
(as of 28 January 2017)
7 to 8 inches
|Range||Southeast Asia Australia and New Zealand|