Rainbow Lorikeet
Just hangin'
Ellura
Little Penguin
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Rainbow Lorikeet (Trichoglossus haematodus ssp moluccanus)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Birds (Aves)     iNaturalist Observation
Order: Parrots (Psittaciformes)
Family: Parrot (Psittacidae)
Species: Rainbow Lorikeet (Trichoglossus haematodus ssp moluccanus)
This Photo:     4 enjoying a Cootamundra Wattle
Synonym: Trichoglossus moluccanus

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), the Adelaide Hills and elsewhere
Raucous. Orange beak, purple head + rump, yellow shoulder, bright green back, red breast

Copyright © 2014-2021 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 24-Mar-2014
This species is classed as RA (Rare) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)