Over-wintering of Rainbow Bee-eaters in NSW

Subject: Over-wintering of Rainbow Bee-eaters in NSW
From: Laurie & Leanne Knight <>
Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2001 22:16:38 +1000
Alan Morris wrote:
> Hi Birders,
> Richard Loyn asked about the over-wintering of Rainbow Bee-eaters in
> NSW. While Bee-eaters for most of NSW depart in March and return
> mid-September, they would appear to be resident in the Northern Rivers
> Region of NSW from about Coffs Harbour northwards.
> Alan Morris
> Records Officer, NSWFOC

Too right, the RBEs are year round fixtures on this side of the Tweed. 
I believe they like nesting in some of those nice sandy areas we have
around here.

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