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Rainbow Lorikeet

Trichoglossus haematodus

Description:

The Rainbow Lorikeet is unmistakable with its bright red beak and colourful plumage. Both sexes look alike, with a blue (mauve) head and belly, green wings, tail and back, and an orange/yellow breast. They are often seen in loud and fast-moving flocks, or in communal roosts at dusk.

Habitat:

Spotted in front yard in Xanthostemon tree.

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3 Comments

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 7 years ago

:-)

AliceGreenup
AliceGreenup 7 years ago

Sorry Scott I completely skipped over that box somehow!!

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 7 years ago

Hi Alice. Don't forget to add in the scientific name (Trichoglossus haematodus). :-) Thanks!

AliceGreenup
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AliceGreenup

New South Wales, Australia

Spotted on Jul 24, 2014
Submitted on Jul 24, 2014

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