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A pair of  these migratory birds arrived today searching for a suitable nesting site. Rainbow Bee-eater require a loamy soil, soft enough for nest tunneling.Arguably one of the most attractive birds in Australia with orange underwings, azure blues and yellow-green body.  Image is of a female with two short thick tail streamers, the male tail streamers are much longer.

Reference;  Morcombe, M . Field Guide to Australian Birds. P, 210.

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