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  • Musk Lorikeet

  • Glossopsitta concinna
  • The Musk Lorikeet is a medium-sized, sturdy lorikeet, sometimes seen in large flocks when trees are flowering and often in mixed flocks with other parrots and other birds. They are active and noisy. This lorikeet is mostly green, with a yellow patch at the side of the breast. It has a bright red forehead and band through the eye to the ear coverts. The crown is blue, with females having less blue than males. In flight, brown flight feathers and the golden tail are revealed. Flight is fast and direct, with short angular wings and a medium-length, pointed to wedge-shaped tail.

  • Photos link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/viewphotos.php?c=316
  • Song link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/sounds.php?c=316&p=336
  • « Back to Catalog
  • Musk Lorikeet

  • The Musk Lorikeet is a medium-sized, sturdy lorikeet, sometimes seen in large flocks when trees are flowering and often in mixed flocks with other parrots and other birds. They are active and noisy. This lorikeet is mostly green, with a yellow patch at the side of the breast. It has a bright red forehead and band through the eye to the ear coverts. The crown is blue, with females having less blue than males. In flight, brown flight feathers and the golden tail are revealed. Flight is fast and direct, with short angular wings and a medium-length, pointed to wedge-shaped tail.

  • Formerly or also known as
  • Scientific name
  • Glossopsitta concinna
  • Former scientific name
    RAOU number
  • 258
  • Size
  • 20-23cm
  • Period in district
  • Song group
  • Song link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/sounds.php?c=316&p=336
  • Photos link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/viewphotos.php?c=316
  • Description link
  • http://birdlife.org.au/bird-profile/musk-lorikeet