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Rainbow Lorikeet

Trichoglossus haematodus

Description:

This pair of rainbow lorkeets were getting cosy on a rainy afternoon in my garden.

Habitat:

Rainforests, city parks and gardens in the Greater Brisbane region.

Notes:

These birds often visit my garden and I have included a video of a courting pair. The video is not high quality as it was a rare moment of grabbing whatever I could put my hands on to quickly record the action. The female does not seem the least bit interested and she gives a whole new meaning to kick boxing! The male lorikeet is hilarious as he struts his stuff!

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239 Comments (1–25)

metulippatch
metulippatch a month ago

Very lovely!

RolandoMarínMonge
RolandoMarínMonge a month ago

beautiful!

Rosa Maria
Rosa Maria 2 months ago

Haha that was great! The male lorikeet is quite a character. :)

extremebirder
extremebirder 3 months ago

What camera was used to take this picture?

josefina2
josefina2 4 months ago

wat livle birds are biutiful are veri colorider

santi3
santi3 4 months ago

were are they are beautiful

olivia3
olivia3 4 months ago

pretty, I like

alana1
alana1 5 months ago

how nice

Nicole_D_19
Nicole_D_19 5 months ago

Pretty!

RawrWildie
RawrWildie 6 months ago

It's wonderful!!!

JuniorCarvalho
JuniorCarvalho 6 months ago

They are so Cute!!!!

NRM4424
NRM4424 6 months ago

Wow these birds are so cute

miahmelea
miahmelea 7 months ago

So colorful

HazelMarley
HazelMarley 8 months ago

Wow, that's a beautiful bird... I love the different colors on the wing. Great picture!

the-forest-room1
the-forest-room1 8 months ago

Very colorfull

the reptile man
the reptile man 9 months ago

sweet birds follow me pliz :)

akshaya
akshaya 9 months ago

very clean

isabella1
isabella1 9 months ago

very lovely

¡¡¡Son preciosos!!!

JanineLingTurner
JanineLingTurner 10 months ago

these guys are super cute!

sofit1
sofit1 10 months ago

they are colorful like the rainbow!
beautiful like my heart!!!!!!!:):)

blaise
blaise 11 months ago

Wow that is a lot of exclamation points :o

canded1
canded1 11 months ago

wonderfall!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

staccyh
staccyh 11 months ago

He doesnt give up does he? :) Great photo and vid!

TiffanyPuLU
TiffanyPuLU a year ago

Wow. They look stunning! Cute~~!!!

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Lat: -27.52, Long: 153.22

Spotted on Jul 10, 2010
Submitted on Jul 10, 2011

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