These small, vividly coloured parrots are distinguishable by their blue heads and red, green, yellow and orange plumage. They feed on nectar, pollen, fruit, seeds and insects, using their brush-tipped tongue to sip nectar from flowers.
Found in forests and parks in Australia and surrounding islands.
Rainbow lorikeets mate for life and live in large flocks. They lay eggs in tree hollows and both parents look after their hatchlings.
Conservation Status: Common
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