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  • Rainbow Lorikeet

  • Trichoglossus haematodus
  • The Rainbow Lorikeet is a large lorikeet with 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.

  • Photos link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/viewphotos.php?c=318
  • Song link
  • http://www.birdsinbackyards.net/sites/www.birdsinbackyards.net/files/factsheets/audio/trichoglossus-haematodus.mp3
  • « Back to Catalog
  • Rainbow Lorikeet

  • The Rainbow Lorikeet is a large lorikeet with 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.

  • Formerly or also known as
  • Scientific name
  • Trichoglossus haematodus
  • Former scientific name
    RAOU number
  • 254
  • Size
  • 30cm
  • Period in district
  • Song group
  • The screechers
  • Song link
  • http://www.birdsinbackyards.net/sites/www.birdsinbackyards.net/files/factsheets/audio/trichoglossus-haematodus.mp3
  • Photos link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/viewphotos.php?c=318
  • Description link
  • http://birdlife.org.au/bird-profile/rainbow-lorikeet