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An online interactive knowledge test about the rainbow bee eater. Scores answers with the option of correcting if a mistake was made. Simple true - false quiz which can be played alone or with a friend. Ideal for comprehension testing and reinforcing what was learned.... back to aussie animals main page

rainbow bee eater


rainbow bee eater


Rainbow bee eater birds are widespread and common in open country over much of Australia where they nest in burrows dug into sandy soil. You can tell the males apart from the females because the males have distinctive ...... feathers. They are an ......... bird and feed in ........

Besides having a long downward-curving bill, long pointed wings and tail, rainbow bee eaters also have a very bright plumage. Their main predators are snakes and lizards. They favour gullies as nesting places, digging small tunnels to lay their eggs into the gravely soil walls. Scientific name for the rainbow bee-eater is: Me..... or......

Test your knowledge! Write true or false

Male rainbow bee-eaters have long central tail feathers. blank
They feed in flight. blank
They are an omnivorous bird. blank
Scientific name is Meroppos oratus. blank



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