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Bird Rainbow Lorikeet (Trichoglossus haematodus)

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Common Name: Rainbow Lorikeet

Scientific name: Trichoglossus haematodus

Family: Psittacidae

Order: Psittaciformes

Other Names: N/A

Distribution: coastal regions across northern and eastern Australia, And Perth local avairy releases

Habitat: habitats including rainforest and woodlands, as well as in well-treed urban areas.

Field Notes: 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.

Photos by Auscraft, 2011. My Yard, QLD

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Photo By Auscraft Sept 2011
 
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Auscraft,

Did you have to wait long for that last shot, it's a ripper.
 

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No. the birds were very active and I was just lucky enough to be focusing on this couple for one reason or another at the time. There were 30 or more in the tree at the time some in nests and other all jumping around, Luck has a lot to do with it
 
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