• Rainbow Bee-eaters

    3 monthes ago - By 10,000 Birds

    Over recent weeks we have observed the departure of the thousands of Plumed Whistling-Ducks from the Broome Poo Ponds and now there are only a few hundred present. The Crimson Chats are now further from town, but Yellow Chats are still not far away in the salt-bush. The barbed wire around the ponds is now the perfect roost for the Rainbow Bee-eaters that we see on a regular basis around Broome. We have observed them nest in a hollow they have dug in the gravel sides of the track around the Poo Ponds in recent years, but with the upgrade to the track they are no longer able to do that. The...
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