Musk Lorikeet
Musk Lorikeet
Musk Lorikeet (Glossopsitta concinna)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Birds (Aves)
Order: Parrots (Psittaciformes)
Family: Parrot (Psittacidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Musk Lorikeet (Glossopsitta concinna)
This Photo:     A pair

Thank you Alan Melville for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), the Adelaide Hills and elsewhere
Easily confused with the Purple-crowned. The other sub-species is in Tasmania only.

Copyright © 2016-2024 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 06-Jan-2016
This species is classed as RA (Rare) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)