The harbinger of Summer !

meet the rainbow Bee Eater .

As their name suggests, they feed on bees, plus other flying insects, including dragonflies.

An unusual bird, they are amazing at aerobatics – but their nests are located underground at the end of a long tunnel!

Thei clear trill on a hot day is the soundtrack to our warmer months, and the flash of bronze as they wheel and hunt is a reminder of rainforests …2014-10-15 oct 15 bee eaters 002 (532x800)

Posted on October 16, 2014, in homestead. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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