The rainbow bee-eater (Merops ornatus) is a near passerine bird in the bee-eater family Meropidae. It is the only species of Meropidae found in Australia.
Rainbow Bee-eater
Date Location Count
2019-10-18 09:45Fortescue River Crossing, North West Coastal Hwy4
2019-10-08 06:00Danau Oehela at -10.883, 122.8711
2019-10-14 13:25Port Hedland Racecourse and Greater Sportsground1
2019-10-16 09:23South Hedland Wastewater Treatment Plant2
2019-10-15 08:10Cooke Point Holiday Park2
2019-10-19 06:30De Grey River (Great Northern Hwy)4
2019-10-13 16:32Pardoo Roadhouse2
2019-10-10 17:30Marble Bar Holiday Park
2019-10-19 06:12Barred Creek2
2019-10-08 11:37Nimalaica Wetland (restricted access)2
2019-10-21 14:34Broome South Wastewater Treatment Plant5
2019-10-19 09:40Broome North Wastewater Treatment Plant (restricted access)2
2019-10-12 09:53Nick's Beach (Roebuck Bay)2
2019-10-11 10:15Eagles Roost (Roebuck Bay)1
2019-10-13 16:32Tagaranna Bore Woodland1
2019-10-20 08:30Broome Bird Observatory2
2019-10-13 09:28Northern Shores (Roebuck Bay)3
2019-10-10 16:11Roebuck Plains Station (BBO and Jabiru Paddocks)3
2019-10-15 10:00Rottnest Island6
2019-10-18 17:18Lake Joondalup2
2019-10-13 16:07Lake Gwelup Reserve4
2019-10-20 09:44Herdsman Lake8
2019-10-18 12:02Kings Park (Perth)1
2019-10-19 08:44Wireless Hill Reserve (Ardross)2
2019-10-20 08:13Swamp at -31.84673, 115.95962, Whiteman3
2019-10-20 14:06Beeliar Regional Park--North Lake2
2019-10-20 16:11Bibra Lake3
2019-10-16 08:42Guildford Cemetery2
2019-10-09 12:35Perth Airport4
2019-10-20 13:28Dubs Close, Forrestfield9
2019-10-21 07:09Warrungup Spring Reserve (Dawesville)2
2019-10-19 10:44Len Howard Conservation Park (Erskine)1
2019-10-18 15:11Gosnells Rd East, Orange Grove2
2019-10-19 13:21Coodanup Reserve1
2019-10-16 13:06Hexham Close Swamp2
2019-10-15 11:30Brookton Hwy at -32.27683, 116.531552
2019-10-15 12:24Wearne Road at -32.5282,116.51502
2019-10-10Wearne Rd at -32.526, 116.530 (North Bannister)4
2019-10-20 16:42Dryandra Woodland2
2019-10-11 07:40King River Road, Wyndham2
2019-10-11 13:51Chimooli Dam, Wyndham30
2019-10-08 09:14Parry Lagoons Nature Reserve--Marglu Billabong4
2019-10-12 13:40Boondi Rock4
2019-10-10 16:19Kununurra 3rd Irrigation Channel1
2019-10-10 16:40Main irrigational canal, Kununurra5
2019-10-12 10:00Lily Creek Lagoon (north end), Kununurra4
2019-10-21 16:30Halls Creek6
2019-10-19 05:40Halls Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant7
2019-10-12 05:15Lake Argyle5
2019-10-21 11:30Duncan Rd, Palm Springs.5
2019-10-14 07:52Karlkurla Bushland Park10
2019-10-10 17:00East Point2
2019-10-10 11:08East Point Mangrove Boardwalk2
2019-10-12 12:10Casuarina Coastal Reserve--Dripstone Park1
2019-10-19 10:14Lee Point1
2019-10-17 09:31Buffalo Creek Shore2
2019-10-19 08:39Buffalo Creek
2019-10-08 09:45Holmes Jungle Nature Reserve2
2019-10-18 17:40Knuckey Lagoons CR--Snipe Swamp1
2019-10-10 14:00Knuckey Lagoons CR4
2019-10-09 16:15Knuckey Lagoons Conservation Reserve--south end near Stuart Hwy2
2019-10-18 13:00Litchfield National Park--Wangi Falls4
2019-10-09 17:22Marlow Lagoon7
2019-10-17 11:40Eric Asche Park (Farrar)2
2019-10-13 05:41Litchfield National Park--Florence Falls
2019-10-13 16:30Litchfield National Park--Tjaynera (Sandy Creek Falls)5
2019-10-14 13:10McMinns Lagoon2
2019-10-12 13:00Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve2
2019-10-09 14:20Mary River National Park3
2019-10-12 14:07Policemans Point (Timber Creek)2
2019-10-21 17:01Lazy Lizard Campground (Pine Creek)2
2019-10-11 06:00Pine Creek Water Gardens2
2019-10-12 16:00Kakadu National Park--Mamukala Billabong2
2019-10-09 15:04Nitmiluk National Park--Edith Falls2
2019-10-14 16:30Jabiru Town Lake1
2019-10-17 11:30Kakadu National Park--Ubirr1
2019-10-08 07:55Kakadu National Park--Nanguluwur1
2019-10-16 10:45Chainman Creek at -14.60722, 132.143611
2019-10-20 15:44Katherine Wastewater Treatment Plant2
2019-10-16 18:30Katherine Stuart Hwy Drainage Channel1
2019-10-14 17:35Katherine East2
2019-10-08 06:15Central Arnhem Rd at -14.58678, 132.725135
2019-10-07 16:51Tennant Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant2
2019-10-18 07:12West MacDonnell National Park--Simpsons Gap4
2019-10-18 07:57Simpsons Gap Visitors Centre2
2019-10-15 06:50Alice Springs Desert Park2
2019-10-16 16:44Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve1
2019-10-13 07:30Alice Springs Sewage Ponds1
2019-10-16 09:30Olive Pink Botanic Garden
2019-10-15 15:00Boodjamulla National Park--Lawn Hill Gorge1
2019-10-16 13:45Adels Grove1
2019-10-16 12:55Cattle tank on Riversleigh road3
2019-10-21 10:00Gregory Downs Station Roadhouse2
2019-10-19 06:30Lake Moondarra1
2019-10-15 06:29Mount Isa8
2019-10-20 16:15Pamela Street Water Tanks, Mt Isa2
2019-10-18 10:00Chinaman Creek Dam2
2019-10-19 10:56Gawler Ranges National Park2
2019-10-18 18:30Roora Walking Trail, Kimba3
2019-10-15 15:49Pacific Adventist University1
2019-10-17 12:42Lake Gilles Conservation Park--access road at -33.03628, 136.602083
2019-10-12 09:32Lake Gilles Conservation Park1
2019-10-12 14:51East Mary Rd, MaryFarm at -16.57139, 145.194446
2019-10-13 09:15Emu Creek at -17.37944, 144.953893
2019-10-15 07:12Newell Beach8
2019-10-11 13:00Julatten6
2019-10-20 07:20Euluma Creek Rd, Julatten at -16.56237, 145.38771 (restricted access)3
2019-10-10 14:30Australian Arid Lands Botanic Gardens3
2019-10-15 17:00Lake Mitchell--North end near Quaids Rd1
2019-10-21 15:20Nautilus St, Port Douglas2
2019-10-11 07:30Mareeba Wetland Reserve. Jabiru Section
2019-10-13 11:00Mt Albion Dam, Petford to Herberton Rd3
2019-10-11 06:40Mareeba Wetlands Reserve
2019-10-14 14:04Pickford Rd between Mulligan Hwy and Mareeba Wetlands gate4
2019-10-11 08:46Granite Gorge Nature Park2
2019-10-12 06:25Bladensburg National Park--Bough Shed campground1
2019-10-16 07:57Bladensburg National Park6
2019-10-14 09:32Cassowary House (Kuranda)2
2019-10-14 17:00Hasties Swamp National Park6
2019-10-13 10:29Springvale Road, Wondecla State Forest2
2019-10-17 16:48James Cook University - Cairns Campus1
2019-10-13 13:10Lake Tinaroo, Education Centre, Black Gully Rd10
2019-10-20 16:11Cattana Wetlands3
2019-10-20 12:40Yorkeys Lagoon and golf course
2019-10-10 12:54Yorkeys Knob3
2019-10-12 13:27Herberton Range National Park2
2019-10-13 09:52Longlands Gap State Forest2
2019-10-13 08:25Mount Hypipamee National Park2
2019-10-12 16:35Curtain Fig Tree2
2019-10-18 15:45Cairns Botanical Gardens and Centenary Lakes4
2019-10-12 08:45Freshwater Lake (Centenary Lakes)2
2019-10-21 08:14Cairns Cemetery30
2019-10-08 07:00Cairns North27
2019-10-20 17:15Cairns Esplanade--Northern End4
2019-10-21 12:22McLeod Street Pioneer Cemetery, Cairns6
2019-10-15 07:19Edmonds Close Park4
2019-10-09 08:00Cairns Esplanade1
2019-10-13 06:02Crater Lakes National Park--Chambers Rainforest Lodge1
2019-10-19 07:15Yarrabah2
2019-10-20 11:00Gladstone2
2019-10-17 09:10Etty Bay7
2019-10-10 06:05Lucinda10
2019-10-19 10:22Lucinda spit10
2019-10-20 06:09Taylors Beach10
2019-10-14 07:27Heritage Tea Rooms Walking Track, Herveys Range3
2019-10-19 07:47Altona CSR Landcare Reserve1
2019-10-20 06:29Townsville Town Common Conservation Park10
2019-10-21 06:35Townsville Town Common--Pandanus Viewing Area2
2019-10-20 05:54Carlyle Gardens Retirement Resort, Townsville2
2019-10-09 07:30Cape Pallarenda Conservation Park6
2019-10-19 07:10Mt Louisa4
2019-10-20 09:00Louisa Creek north of Woolcock Street2
2019-10-15 08:54Riverside Gardens, Douglas, Townsville1
2019-10-20 09:15Mundy Creek, Belgian Gardens, Townsville2
2019-10-13 17:44Ross River Dam Borrow Pits Kelso1
2019-10-16 06:38Ross River Bush Gardens2
2019-10-08 15:31Fairfield Waters Wetland6
2019-10-19 11:30Kinchina6
2019-10-10 15:46Rocky Gully Conservation Reserve
2019-10-19 06:47Kinchina Conservation Park5
2019-10-10 15:05Hampel Home Block, 208 Maurice Rd, Murray Bridge (restricted access)1
2019-10-09 11:06Maize Island Lagoon Conservation Park2
2019-10-15 17:21Stephens Creek X Silver City Highway1
2019-10-09 10:10Murray-Sunset National Park--Lindsay Island1
2019-10-16 19:00Murrayville3
2019-10-10 12:11Horseshoe Lagooon, Wallpolla Island1
2019-10-15 15:39Schumanns Road, Eungella at -21.12300 148.489001
2019-10-14 15:00Eungella village and Pine Grove Walk30
2019-10-14 13:00Eungella National Park--Diggings Rd4
2019-10-15 07:15Bowra Wildlife Sanctuary--Gravel Pits1
2019-10-15 10:08Bowra Wildlife Sanctuary--Iains Place1
2019-10-13 05:25Bowra Wildlife Sanctuary--Saw Pits FRS1
2019-10-14 15:59Bowra Wildlife Sanctuary--Bottle Dump1
2019-10-15 11:50Bowra Wildlife Sanctuary--Lagoon Camping Area2
2019-10-15 14:10Bowra Wildlife Sanctuary--Bore Drain Walk FRS4
2019-10-16 15:13Hattah-Kulkyne National Park--Lake Mournpall campground1
2019-10-19 08:07Hattah-Kulkyne National Park3
2019-10-08 06:20Sandfly Creek, Mackay18
2019-10-13 15:55Ouyen water storage and bush track2
2019-10-16 08:09Wyperfeld National Park--Discovery Track1
2019-10-12 08:15Lake Hindmarsh3
2019-10-16 13:38Corsies Stockroute Watering Pt2
2019-10-16 13:56Munda Munda Lakes1
2019-10-18 07:37Goschen Bushland Reserve4
2019-10-16 16:17Balonne Hwy at Honeyma Lane1
2019-10-19 10:02Tipping Way at -32.89898,145.970853
2019-10-21 15:05Terrick Terrick National Park--Mt Terrick Terrick2
2019-10-19 16:45Lake Kajarabie--E. J Beardmore Dam4
2019-10-19 08:30Nombinnie Nature Reserve (East)--Euabalong-Mount Hope Rd at Round Hill Rd junction4
2019-10-19 07:11Round Hill Nature Reserve--Whoey Tanks2
2019-10-19 12:12Round Hill Nature Reserve--railway line at -33.04922, 146.212811
2019-10-17 05:24Moonie Hwy Waterhole at -27.98186, 148.874601
2019-10-18 09:00Bendigo Sewage Ponds4
2019-10-13 15:00Bendigo Sewage Ponds--Wallenjoe Road Ponds1
2019-10-15 07:13Deniliquin Environs2
2019-10-14 11:05White Hills Chinese Diggings Historic Area1
2019-10-19 07:00Murray Valley National Park--Gulpa Island2
2019-10-09 09:17Nindigully Hotel2
2019-10-17 10:07Eight Mile Tank Rd Rankin Springs4
2019-10-10 14:40Lake Wyangan1
2019-10-19 08:25Tondoon Botanic Gardens, Gladstone1
2019-10-17 06:30Cocoparra National Park--Woolshed Flat Camping Area10
2019-10-17 06:00Possum Park Camp3
2019-10-10 08:00Cania Gorge National Park3
2019-10-19 09:30Wright Street and McIvor Creek (Heathcote)4
2019-10-10 11:00Binya State Forest2
2019-10-08 13:15Barmah National Park--Ulupna Island3
2019-10-20 07:21Birremathool, Bailieston (restricted access)1
2019-10-18 13:45Lower Goulburn National Park--Reedy Swamp5
2019-10-13 09:00Gemmill Swamp Nature Conservation Reserve4
2019-10-17 13:41Turkey Beach
2019-10-13 06:30Lake Road at railway crossing, Ungarie4
2019-10-16 06:20Fagans Rd, Weranga2
2019-10-13 08:00Warby-Ovens National Park
2019-10-18 18:55Avoca Lane, Glenrowan (restricted access)2
2019-10-19 08:33Western Plains Zoo, Dubbo1
2019-10-17 15:10Lake Broadwater Conservation Park--Wilga Bush Camping Area1
2019-10-18 05:15Lake Broadwater Conservation Park6
2019-10-12 15:00Chiltern-Mt Pilot National Park--Chiltern
2019-10-20 09:02Port Bundaberg (restricted access)2
2019-10-20 10:57Rubyanna Rd2
2019-10-20 16:30Mon Repos--Information Centre8
2019-10-16 17:50Weddin Mountains National Park--Ben Halls Cave Campground and Basin Gully2
2019-10-19 08:30Mahon Lane (restricted access)5
2019-10-18 07:00Mosquito Creek Rd2
2019-10-13Burrendong Botanic Garden and Arboretum2
2019-10-21 11:58Eli Creek near mouth (Point Vernon)1
2019-10-10 15:55Point Vernon3
2019-10-18 05:24Urangan, Hervey Bay2
2019-10-13 15:33Loveday Cove (Lake Cooby)2
2019-10-11 14:00Cowra Caravan Park1
2019-10-12 16:55Lachlan River at Carob Bean Avenue, Cowra3
2019-10-12 15:25Bellevue Hill Lookout (Cowra)10
2019-10-18 09:45Durikai State Forest--Carbean Rd3
2019-10-18 07:39Highfields Falls3
2019-10-18 13:30K'gari (Fraser Island)--Wallum Boardwalk1
2019-10-13 07:00K'gari (Fraser Island)--Kingfisher Bay Resort4
2019-10-17 11:45Putta Bucca Wetlands, Mudgee6
2019-10-20 13:00Glen Riddle Recreation Reserve. Barraba.4
2019-10-10 11:18Mandurama2
2019-10-21 09:00Inskip Point10
2019-10-16 16:22Bullock Point Rd8
2019-10-18 06:00Inskip Point Recreation Area10
2019-10-08 11:07Manilla (town)1
2019-10-17 16:14Great Sandy National Park--Teewah Pump Station Rd at -26.04694, 153.0380610
2019-10-20 14:22Great Sandy National Park--Cooloola Way Thomas & Thomas site15
2019-10-12 12:25Banool Road2
2019-10-20 15:00Danthonia2
2019-10-19 14:43Five Mile Creek, Rugby2
2019-10-08 06:39Girraween National Park6
2019-10-15 16:20Coolum Industrial Park--Bittern Pond2
2019-10-13 08:46Maroochy Wetland Sanctuary2
2019-10-14 09:15Dayboro--Juff's Crossing2
2019-10-12 16:16Hibiscus Chancellor Park
2019-10-13 11:08Riverside Park, Tamworth6
2019-10-21 08:45Armstrong Park (Rosewood)1
2019-10-12 14:19Flinders Property (Restricted Access)2
2019-10-21 16:33Lake Samsonvale--Postmans Track1
2019-10-13 07:19Walter Zimmerman Park, Pine Mountain
2019-10-19 06:45Lake Samsonvale--Golds Scrub Lane (some areas restricted access)1
2019-10-13 16:12Kholo Enviroplan Reserve (Cameron's Scrub) (restricted access)1
2019-10-13 07:00Cumberland Rd, Wights Mountain (restricted access)1
2019-10-19 08:00Capertee National Park1
2019-10-14 10:43Bendemeer1
2019-10-20 09:40Barnes Hill Lookout (Mount Crosby)2
2019-10-14 15:44Samford Conservation Park--Mailman's Track1
2019-10-10 07:46Spring Creek Rd at Mulla Creek Rd, Mulla Creek1
2019-10-09 06:45Kumbartcho Sanctuary2
2019-10-21 06:01Ross Road Parkland (Upper Kedron)2
2019-10-09 13:55Capertee Valley--Birdwatching Site #172
2019-10-21 08:55Bunya Crossing Reserve2
2019-10-08 06:33Flinders Conservation Estate--Hardings Paddock
2019-10-13 07:30Anstead SES Depot (Hawkesbury Rd)4
2019-10-19 06:30Capertee Valley2
2019-10-17 07:48Moggill District Sports Park1
2019-10-15 11:30White Patch/Wright's Creek3
2019-10-20 14:00Wrights Creek2
2019-10-18 09:10Stony Creek Nature Reserve6
2019-10-20 12:40Kakadu Beach (Bribie Island)4
2019-10-17 15:07Pinnaroo Cemetery Swamp4
2019-10-14 16:10Harold Keilly Park (Bald Hills)1
2019-10-13 08:41Tinchi Tamba Wetlands Reserve2
2019-10-20 06:13Cabbage Tree Creek (Aspley)1
2019-10-19 15:49Priors Pocket (Moggill)3
2019-10-18 14:07Casuarina Sands Nature Reserve2
2019-10-19 08:49Clontarf Environment Reserve (Frost Street, Clontarf)1
2019-10-09 06:43Ric Nattrass Environmental Park1
2019-10-20 16:26Banks Street Reserve1
2019-10-18 11:44Cotter Road, Cottermouth1
2019-10-20 07:00Buckleys Hole (Bongaree)2
2019-10-15 08:00Dowse Lagoon (Sandgate)5
2019-10-20 08:05Buckleys Hole Conservation Park--Red Beach Rd4
2019-10-12 06:50Bribie Island Sports Complex3
2019-10-10 16:15Edenbrooke Park (Seventeen Mile Rocks)2
2019-10-08 11:10Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary3
2019-10-20 11:00Glen Alice Churchyard2
2019-10-18 07:00Tarcoola Track (St Lucia)2
2019-10-21 05:40Oxley Creek Common1
2019-10-08 10:45John Chandler Park (Indooroopilly)1
2019-10-08 07:15Capertee Valley--'Binalong' (restricted access)1
2019-10-08 08:54Kedron Brook Bikeway (near Nudgee Golf Club)1
2019-10-11 08:47Woollaman Creek (Undullah)1
2019-10-19 06:00Seven Hills Bushland Reserve2
2019-10-08 10:45Nundle6
2019-10-13 06:34Glen Davis3
2019-10-21 15:36Sandy Camp Road Wetlands4
2019-10-20 11:46Port of Brisbane Island including visitor centre
2019-10-19 11:33Port of Brisbane Shorebird Roost1
2019-10-19 12:30Wollemi National Park--Coorongooba Camping Area1
2019-10-20 07:20Karawatha Forest1
2019-10-18 15:55Blackwood Reserve, Jimboomba1
2019-10-19 11:01Medhurst Bridge7
2019-10-14 08:12Boboyan Road woodland (Booth)1
2019-10-09 10:23Lions Park, Beaudesert2
2019-10-21 16:20Wellington Point--Geoff Skinner Reserve7
2019-10-21 05:40Beveridge Road Creek Corridor, Eprapah Creek (Thornlands)3
2019-10-13 08:55K2C Karool (Restricted Access)2
2019-10-20 14:00Dunwich5
2019-10-13 11:20Lamington National Park--Duck Creek Rd1
2019-10-20 11:00Point Lookout (North Stradbroke Island)4
2019-10-16 06:28Tea Trees Wetland (Arundel)3
2019-10-19 12:31Broadwater Shoreline South-west Wall1
2019-10-13 11:57The Spit--Federation Walk4
2019-10-19 12:30Yarramundi Reserve
2019-10-13 10:00Tweed Regional Gallery
2019-10-10 09:40Bents Basin Recreation Reserve2
2019-10-09 10:32Marine Pde Parkland, Fingal Head4
2019-10-19 15:35Seabreeze Boulevard Wetland, Pottsville2
2019-10-14 08:01Pottsville Wetland--Environmental Drive Bird Survey Site4
2019-10-14 09:24Black Rocks Sports Oval (Pottsville)1
2019-10-19 07:30Nepean River Cycleway, Camden1
2019-10-20 09:05Spring Farm2
2019-10-08 09:00West Byron Wetlands (Restricted access - Council key required)5
2019-10-13 17:08Seapeace (restricted access)2
2019-10-13 07:20Bicentennial Gardens (Ballina Heights)1
2019-10-09 17:00Mobbs Bay, Richmond River, Ballina
2019-10-13 15:35Parrabel Creek TSR4
2019-10-19 10:33Iluka4
2019-10-19 06:39Iluka Nature Reserve2
2019-10-19 17:34Urunga Boardwalk20
2019-10-13 07:19Huntingdon2
2019-10-19 09:15Roy Sanders Street and sand track2
2019-10-10 08:34Partridge Creek (Port Macquarie)1
2019-10-19 15:00Hat Head40
2019-10-15 08:49Farquhar Inlet, Old Bar5
2019-10-11 07:59Woregore NR, Pelican Island, Port Macquarie3