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Scaly-breasted Lorikeet

Trichoglossus chlorolepidotus


Only lorikeet with plain green head and red bill. Yellow markings on breast and hindneck vary in size according to the way the bird holds its feathers.


Spotted in woodland at Nanango Qld

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KerryHawkins 9 years ago

Yes Mark It is good for comparison. They do hang around together quite a bit. Always less of the Scaley Breasted than the Rainbow.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 9 years ago

Great spotting for comparison.

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Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Aug 9, 2012
Submitted on May 9, 2013

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