Rainbow Lorikeets are an extremely cheeky and friendly species of parrot found along the eastern seaboard from northern Queensland to South Australia. They live in rainforests, coastal bush and woodland areas. They have adapted well to living among people and they frequent my garden, often picking fights with other birds. With its bright red beak and colourful plumage, both sexes have a blue head and belly, green wings, tail and back and a yellowy orange breast. They move quickly either on their own or in large flocks commonly seen at dusk. They eat nectar, pollen, seeds, fruit and some insects. They can be attracted to gardens with bird seed and can be easily trained to eat out your hand ♥ I love them but we can’t feed them any more as the seed also attracts the destructive cockatoos.
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