bird perched on a branch

bird perched on a branch
Species: Rainbow Bee-eater   Merops ornatus
Author: Keith and Lynn Youngs
Saturday, August 6, 2016
Added to IBC: 24 Aug 2016 - 19:30
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Altitude (m): 
51 meters


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All of the 943 species known to occur are covered, including the extraordinarily high total of 456 endemics, as well as 5 introduced species, 2 species yet to be formally described and a separate appendix with 75 vagrants. Subspecies are listed also to give a comprehensive overview of the remarkable regional avifauna.


Keith and Lynn Youngs, IBC1267117. Accessible at

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Keith and Lynn Youngs, IBC1267117. Video of Rainbow Bee-eater Merops ornatus at Kununurra, Australia. Accessible at

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