Rainbow lorikeets (Trichoglossus haematodus) are a species of Australasian parrot found in Australia, eastern Indonesia (Maluku and Western New Guinea), Papua New Guinea, New Caledonia, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu. It is widespread in the Melbourne area. It is feeding on a native gum tree, Eucalyptus leucoxylon "Flowering Yellow Gum", which is currently in bloom all over Melbourne.
This post is part of the Saturday Critters meme
Wow Stunning colors! These are wonderful captures.ReplyDelete
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The Lorikeets are beautiful birds, I would love seeing a group of these birds in the wild.
I have only seen them in a zoo. Thank you so much for linking up and sharing your post. Take care, have a happy weekend. PS, I appreciate your comment and visit.
Wow! Very pretty.ReplyDelete