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Rainbow Lorikeet

Trichoglossus heamatodus


Large blue headed lorikeet with orange or red breast. This one is the eastern form ( race - novaehollandiae) with red breast and yellow green collar.


In Caravan park at Nanango. Rural area.

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KerryHawkins 9 years ago

Thanks Joan, Love lorikeets!

joanbstanley 9 years ago

Great action shot.

KerryHawkins 9 years ago

They sure flutter around and make a noise Mark. It's quite hard to get just one on their own to photograph. I had an injury at the time and could sit and wait for something to happen.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 9 years ago

Nice action shot Kerry. These guys beat their wings so fast they seem like big moths to me.

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Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Jul 23, 2012
Submitted on May 23, 2013

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