These grow to be 19-24cm (max 28cm) in length, including the elongated tail feathers. They are a common species and can be found during the summer in forested areas in most of southern Australia except Tasmania. During the winter they migrate north into northern Australia, New Guinea and some of the southern islands of Indonesia. Their habitat includes open woodlands, beaches, dunes, cliffs, mangroves, woodlands and they often visit parks and private gardens. Like all bee-eaters, they are very social birds. When they are not breeding they roost together in large groups in dense undergrowth or large trees and are ground nesting birds. The female digs a burrow by balancing on its wings and feet, and digs with its bill. They mostly eat flying insects, but, as their name implies, they have a real taste for bees.
Helen Ansell Rectangle Paper Prints are available as giclée quality prints using Fine Art smooth paper 220gsm.
Using archival ink, all have a lightfastness under glass and away from direct sunlight of greater than 200 years.
Fine Art Paper Prints available in the following sizes:
- A3 (297 x 420mm) including a 30mm border on all sides.
- A2 (420 x 594mm) including a 40mm border on all sides.
- A1 (594 x 841mm) including a 50mm border on all sides.
- A0 (841x1189mm) including a 75mm border on all sides.
Helen Ansell fine art prints are proudly printed in Australia.
*Please allow up to 7 business days for your purchase to be posted. Because each print is made to order just for you, we require time to print and post your beautiful Australian fine art print.
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