Rainbow Lorikeet - Trichoglossus haematodus

Length 9.8-11.8 in (24.9-30.0 cm)
Wingspan 6.7 in (17.0 cm)
Weight 2.6-5.5 oz (75-157 g)
Clutch Size 1-3
Chicks at birth Altricial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern
Continents:AS, OC

The Rainbow Lorikeet is a species of Australasian parrot found in Australia, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, New Caledonia, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu. They feed mainly on fruit, pollen and nectar. Their tongue is equipped with a papillate appendage adapted to collecting nectar from flowers.

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