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lorikeet

called also lories. See Trichoglossus spp.
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Some species of Tasmania s birds are threatened by invasive birds, such as the rainbow lorikeet and the Indian myna.
And, over lunch, the inquisitive rainbow lorikeet soon got to grips with its new visitors - first perching on my shoulder and then taking a distinct liking to my lower lip.
Melbourne, May 24 (ANI): A vet in Darwin is gearing up to deal with another alcohol-fueled avian vertigo this year, as many lorikeets were reported falling from the sky in a drunken state.
Explore Jungle Kingdom, where you can go walkabout in the UK''s first walkthrough meerkat enclosure, hand feed the Rainbow Lorikeets and enjoy the antics of the monkeys in Monkey Temple
I floated there cooling off, serenaded by flocks of colourful green red and blue lorikeets doing their evening ritual among the palm trees that were now becoming more common scattered among the gum trees.
The zoo is open 365 days a year and highlights include feeding the tame rainbow lorikeets - a sort of parrot - leopards, jaguars, lions and sealions.
Rainbow lorikeets chattered, flittered, and darted from the blossoms of the gums that bloomed forever in a kind of long long hot forever and ever.
The event provides a tropical vacation for the animals as well as for zoo visitors, who can watch as polar bears eat sno-cones, lorikeets receive fruit leis and cougars devour a luau feast.
It only got better when the Goanna brothers cut open the Rainbow Serpent and released the boys who, having changed into rainbow-colored lorikeets, flew away.
This collection of 19 poems introduces readers to the world's rain forests and their fascinating animals and plants, among them piranhas, walking trees, rainbow lorikeets, jaguars, and giant armadillos.
You can hand feed the colorful lorikeets and lories from the continent of Australia.